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For the 2021 school year, there are 9 public preschools in Hilo, HI, serving 3,918 students. Hilo, HI public preschools have an average math proficiency score of 44% (versus the Hawaii public pre school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 50% (versus the 53% statewide average). Pre schools in Hilo have an average ranking of 6/10, which is in the top 50% of Hawaii public pre schools.
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.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Hawaii public preschool average of 88% (majority Asian).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Hawaii public preschool average of 15:1.

Top Hilo, HI Public Preschools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Ernest Bowen Desilva Elementary School Math: 68% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    278 Ainako Ave
    Hilo, HI 96720
    (808) 974-4855

    Grades: PK-6 | 450 students
  • Waiakeawaena Elementary School Math: 48% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    2420 Kilauea Ave
    Hilo, HI 96720
    (808) 981-7200

    Grades: PK-5 | 733 students
  • Waiakea Elementary School Math: 47% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    180 W Puainako St
    Hilo, HI 96720
    (808) 981-7215

    Grades: PK-5 | 873 students
  • Haaheo Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    121 Haaheo Rd
    Hilo, HI 96720
    (808) 974-4111

    Grades: PK-6 | 197 students
  • 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
  • Kaumana Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1710 Kaumana Dr
    Hilo, HI 96720
    (808) 974-4190

    Grades: PK-6 | 285 students
  • Keaukaha Elementary School Math: 37% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    240 Desha Ave
    Hilo, HI 96720
    (808) 974-4181

    Grades: PK-6 | 416 students
  • Hilo Union Elementary School Math: 29% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    506 Waianuenue Ave
    Hilo, HI 96720
    (808) 933-0900

    Grades: PK-6 | 417 students
  • Ka Umeke Kaeo - Pcs Charter School
    Math: 11-19% | Reading: 30-39%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    222 Desha Ave
    Hilo, HI 96720
    (808) 933-3482

    Grades: PK-9 | 205 students
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