Hilo High School

  • Hilo High School serves 1,249 students in grades 9 - 12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the HI average of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Asian), which is equal to the state average of 86%.
  • Hilo High School operates within the Hawaii Department Of Education School District.
  • Hawaii Department Of Education School District's 75% graduation rate is equal to the HI state average of 75%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1249 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 78 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,249 students
Hilo High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Hilo High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 78 teachers
Hilo High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Hilo High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.71 is more than the state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (HI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 17:1
Hilo High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
American Indian
n/a n/a
Hilo High School American Indian Students (2004-2012)
Asian
24%
32%
Hilo High School Asian Students (1989-2013)
Hispanic
6%
10%
Hilo High School Black Students (1989-2013)
Black
n/a
2%
Hilo High School Black Students (1991-2013)
White
14%
14%
Hilo High School White Students (1989-2013)
Hawaiian
45%
32%
Hilo High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2013)
Two or more races
11%
10%
Hilo High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.71 0.36
Hilo High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
47%
40%
Hilo High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
4%
10%
Hilo High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

  • Hawaii Department Of Education School District's student population of 186,825 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 75% has decreased from 76% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $14,234 in this district is less than the state average of $14,234. The district revenue/student has declined by 5% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $12,295 is less than the state average of $12,295. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Hawaii Department Of Education School District
Number of Schools
Managed
290
290
Number of Students Managed 186,825 186,825
Hawaii Department Of Education School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 75% 75%
Hawaii Department Of Education School District Graduation Rate (1999-2014)
District Total Revenue $2,565 MM $2,565 MM
Hawaii Department Of Education School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $2,216 MM $2,216 MM
Hawaii Department Of Education School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $14,234 $14,234
Hawaii Department Of Education School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $12,295 $12,295
Hawaii Department Of Education School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, HI Dept. of Education

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