Top 5 Best Hilo Public Preschools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 9 public preschools serving 3,918 students in Hilo, HI. The top ranked public preschools in Hilo, HI are Ernest Bowen Desilva Elementary School, Waiakeawaena Elementary School and Waiakea Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Hilo, HI public preschools have an average math proficiency score of 48% (versus the Hawaii public pre school average of 48%), and reading proficiency score of 52% (versus the 53% statewide average). Pre schools in Hilo have an average ranking of 7/10, which is in the top 50% of Hawaii public pre schools.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Hawaii public preschool average of 88% (majority Asian).

Best Hilo, HI Public Preschools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Ernest Bowen Desilva Elementary School
Math: 75% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
278 Ainako Ave
Hilo, HI 96720
(808) 974-4855
Grades: PK-6
| 450 students
Rank: #22.
Waiakeawaena Elementary School
Math: 51% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2420 Kilauea Ave
Hilo, HI 96720
(808) 981-7200
Grades: PK-5
| 733 students
Rank: #33.
Waiakea Elementary School
Math: 51% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(1)
180 W Puainako St
Hilo, HI 96720
(808) 981-7215
Grades: PK-5
| 873 students
Rank: #44.
Keaukaha Elementary School
Math: 55% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
240 Desha Ave
Hilo, HI 96720
(808) 974-4181
Grades: PK-6
| 416 students
Rank: #55.
Kaumana Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1710 Kaumana Dr
Hilo, HI 96720
(808) 974-4190
Grades: PK-6
| 285 students
Rank: #66.
Haaheo Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
121 Haaheo Rd
Hilo, HI 96720
(808) 974-4111
Grades: PK-6
| 197 students
Rank: #77.
Chiefess Kapiolani Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
966 Kilauea Ave
Hilo, HI 96720
(808) 974-4160
Grades: PK-6
| 342 students
Rank: #88.
Hilo Union Elementary School
Math: 33% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
506 Waianuenue Ave
Hilo, HI 96720
(808) 933-0900
Grades: PK-6
| 417 students
Rank: #99.
Ka Umeke Kaeo - Pcs
Charter School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
222 Desha Ave
Hilo, HI 96720
(808) 933-3482
Grades: PK-9
| 205 students

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