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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 15 top public schools in Hilo, HI, serving 8,001 students.
  • Hilo, HI public school have an average math proficiency score of 38% (versus Hawaii public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 46% (versus 50% Hawaii statewide average). Their average school ranking is in the top 50% of public schools in Hawaii.
  • The school with the highest math and reading proficiency is Ernest Bowen Desilva Elementary School, with 70% math proficiency and 80% reading proficiency. Read more about public school math/reading proficiency statistics in Hawaii or national school math/reading proficiency statistics.
  • Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Asian) , which is more than the Hawaii public school average of 87% (majority Asian).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is less than the Hawaii public school average of 16:1.

Top Hilo, HI Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency | HI School Rank) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Hilo Chiefess Kapiolani Elementary School Math: 40-44% / Reading: 45-49% | Bottom 50%
    966 Kilauea Ave
    Hilo, HI 96720
    (808)974-4160

    Grades: PK-6 | 351 students
  • Hilo Connections - New Century Pcs Charter School
    Math: 26% / Reading: 36% | Bottom 50%
    174 Kamehameha Ave
    Hilo, HI 96720
    (808)961-3664

    Grades: K-12 | 369 students
  • Hilo Ernest Bowen Desilva Elementary School Math: 70% / Reading: 80% | Top 5%
    278 Ainako Ave
    Hilo, HI 96720
    (808)974-4855

    Grades: PK-6 | 458 students
  • Hilo Haaheo Elementary School Math: 40-44% / Reading: 40-44% | Bottom 50%
    121 Haaheo Rd
    Hilo, HI 96720
    (808)974-4111

    Grades: PK-6 | 190 students
  • Hilo Hilo High School Math: 23% / Reading: 55% | Bottom 50%
    556 Waianuenue Ave
    Hilo, HI 96720
    (808)974-4021

    Grades: 9-12 | 1134 students
  • Hilo Hilo Intermediate School Math: 36% / Reading: 39% | Bottom 50%
    587 Waianuenue Ave
    Hilo, HI 96720
    (808)974-4955

    Grades: 7-8 | 484 students
  • Hilo Hilo Union Elementary School Math: 30% / Reading: 39% | Bottom 50%
    506 Waianuenue Ave
    Hilo, HI 96720
    (808)933-0900

    Grades: PK-6 | 407 students
  • Hilo Ka Umeke Kaeo - Pcs Charter School
    Math: 10-14% / Reading: 25-29% | Bottom 50%
    222 Desha Ave
    Hilo, HI 96720
    (808)933-3482

    Grades: PK-8 | 215 students
  • Hilo Kaumana Elementary School Math: 40-44% / Reading: 40-44% | Bottom 50%
    1710 Kaumana Dr
    Hilo, HI 96720
    (808)974-4190

    Grades: PK-6 | 278 students
  • Hilo Ke Ana Laahana - Pcs Charter School
    Math: ≤20% / Reading: ≤20% | Bottom 50%
    160 Baker Ave
    Hilo, HI 96720
    (808)961-6228

    Grades: 7-12 | 54 students
  • Hilo Keaukaha Elementary School Math: 39% / Reading: 39% | Bottom 50%
    240 Desha Ave
    Hilo, HI 96720
    (808)974-4181

    Grades: PK-6 | 407 students
  • Hilo Waiakea Elementary School Math: 48% / Reading: 43% | Top 50%
    180 W Puainako St
    Hilo, HI 96720
    (808)981-7215

    Grades: PK-5 | 839 students
  • Hilo Waiakea High School Math: 42% / Reading: 68% | Top 30%
    155 W Kawili St
    Hilo, HI 96720
    (808)974-4888

    Grades: 9-12 | 1253 students
  • Hilo Waiakea Intermediate School Math: 35% / Reading: 45% | Bottom 50%
    200 W Puainako St
    Hilo, HI 96720
    (808)981-7231

    Grades: 6-8 | 848 students
  • Hilo Waiakeawaena Elementary School Math: 39% / Reading: 45% | Bottom 50%
    2420 Kilauea Ave
    Hilo, HI 96720
    (808)981-7200

    Grades: PK-5 | 714 students
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