Top 5 Best Hilo Public High Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 5 public high schools serving 3,235 students in Hilo, HI.
The top ranked public high schools in Hilo, HI are Waiakea High School, Ke Ana Laahana - Pcs and Hilo High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Hilo, HI public high schools have an average math proficiency score of 22% (versus the Hawaii public high school average of 27%), and reading proficiency score of 51% (versus the 56% statewide average). High schools in Hilo have an average ranking of 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Hawaii public high schools.
Hilo, HI public high school have a Graduation Rate of 83%, which is less than the Hawaii average of 86%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Waiakea High School, with 90% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Hawaii or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Hawaii public high school average of 88% (majority Asian).

Best Hilo, HI Public High Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Waiakea High School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
155 W Kawili St
Hilo, HI 96720
(808) 974-4888
Grades: 9-12
| 1,266 students
Rank: #22.
Ke Ana Laahana - Pcs
Charter School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
160 Baker Ave
Hilo, HI 96720
(808) 961-6228
Grades: 7-12
| 41 students
Rank: #33.
Hilo High School
(Math: 20-29% | Reading: 70-79%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
556 Waianuenue Ave
Hilo, HI 96720
(808) 974-4021
Grades: 9-12
| 1,322 students
Rank: #44.
Ka Umeke Kaeo - Pcs
Charter School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1500 Kalanianaole Ave
Hilo, HI 96720
(808) 961-0470
Grades: PK-12
| 240 students
Rank: #55.
Connections - New Century Pcs
Charter School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
174 Kamehameha Ave
Hilo, HI 96720
(808) 961-3664
Grades: K-12
| 366 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public high schools in Hilo, HI?
The top ranked public high schools in Hilo, HI include Waiakea High School, Ke Ana Laahana - Pcs and Hilo High School.
How many public high schools are located in Hilo, HI?
5 public high schools are located in Hilo, HI.
What is the racial composition of students in Hilo, HI?
Hilo, HI public high schools minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Hawaii public high schools average of 88% (majority Asian).

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