Top 10 Best Waianae Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 11 public schools serving 8,604 students in Waianae, HI (there are 3 private schools, serving 145 private students). 98% of all K-12 students in Waianae, HI are educated in public schools (compared to the HI state average of 81%).
The top ranked public schools in Waianae, HI are Leihoku Elementary School, Maili Elementary School and Nanakuli Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Waianae, HI public schools have an average math proficiency score of 14% (versus the Hawaii public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 25% (versus the 52% statewide average). Schools in Waianae have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Hawaii public schools.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Hawaii public school average of 89% (majority Asian).

Best Public Schools in Waianae, HI (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Leihoku Elementary School
(Math: 26% | Reading: 37%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
86-285 Leihoku St
Waianae, HI 96792
(808) 697-7100
Grades: PK-6
| 791 students
Rank: #22.
Maili Elementary School
(Math: 23% | Reading: 32%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
87-360 Kulaaupuni St
Waianae, HI 96792
(808) 697-7150
Grades: PK-6
| 685 students
Rank: #33.
Nanakuli Elementary School
(Math: 24% | Reading: 22%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
89-778 Haleakala Ave
Waianae, HI 96792
(808) 668-5813
Grades: PK-6
| 365 students
Rank: #44.
Ka Waihona O Ka Naauao - Pcs
Charter School
(Math: 17% | Reading: 25%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
89-195 Farrington Hwy
Waianae, HI 96792
(808) 668-9030
Grades: K-8
| 632 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Makaha Elementary School
(Math: 15% | Reading: 26%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
84-200 Ala Naauao Pl
Waianae, HI 96792
(808) 695-7900
Grades: PK-6
| 465 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Waianae High School
(Math: 9% | Reading: 32%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
85-251 Farrington Hwy
Waianae, HI 96792
(808) 697-7017
Grades: 9-12
| 1,890 students
Rank: #77.
Waianae Intermediate School
(Math: 10% | Reading: 27%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
85-626 Farrington Hwy
Waianae, HI 96792
(808) 697-7121
Grades: 7-8
| 716 students
Rank: #88.
Nanakuli High & Intermediate School
(Math: 8% | Reading: 29%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
89-980 Nanakuli Ave
Waianae, HI 96792
(808) 668-5823
Grades: 7-12
| 950 students
Rank: #99.
Nanaikapono Elementary School
(Math: 11% | Reading: 17%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
89-153 Mano Ave
Waianae, HI 96792
(808) 668-5800
Grades: PK-6
| 731 students
Rank: #1010.
Waianae Elementary School
(Math: 8% | Reading: 17%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
85-220 Mcarthur St
Waianae, HI 96792
(808) 697-7083
Grades: PK-6
| 453 students
Rank: #1111.
Kamaile Pcs
Charter School
(Math: 4% | Reading: 15%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
85-180 Ala Akau St
Waianae, HI 96792
(808) 697-7110
Grades: PK-12
| 926 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Waianae, HI?
The top ranked public schools in Waianae, HI include Leihoku Elementary School, Maili Elementary School and Nanakuli Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Waianae, HI?
11 public schools are located in Waianae, HI.
What percentage of students in Waianae, HI go to public school?
98% of all K-12 students in Waianae, HI are educated in public schools (compared to the HI state average of 81%).
What is the racial composition of students in Waianae, HI?
Waianae, HI public schools minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Hawaii public schools average of 89% (majority Asian).

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