Hilo High School

556 Waianuenue Ave

Hilo, HI 96720
(School attendance zone shown in map)

Tel: (808)974-4021
  • Hilo High School serves 1,160 students in grades 9-12.
  • Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 87%.
  • Hilo High School operates within the Hawaii Department Of Education School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1160 students has declined by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 78 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,160 students
Hilo High School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Hilo High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers78 teachers
Hilo High School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeHilo High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(HI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ration/a16:1
Hilo High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
American Indian
n/an/a
Hilo High School American Indian Students (2004-2012)
Asian
20%
30%
Hilo High School Asian Students (1989-2016)
Hispanic
6%
12%
Hilo High School Black Students (1989-2016)
Black
n/a
2%
Hilo High School Black Students (1992-2014)
White
11%
13%
Hilo High School White Students (1989-2016)
Hawaiian
53%
30%
Hilo High School Hawaiian Students (2011-2016)
Two or more races
10%
12%
Hilo High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsHilo High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownHI All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.660.78
Hilo High School Diversity Score (1989-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
40%
Hilo High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
10%
Hilo High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

District Comparison

  • Hawaii Department Of Education School District's student population of 181,995 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 75% has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District NameHawaii Department Of Education School District
Number of Schools
Managed
290
n/a
Number of Students Managed181,995n/a
Hawaii Department Of Education School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate75%n/a
Hawaii Department Of Education School District Graduation Rate (1999-2015)
District Total Revenue$2,565 MMn/a
Hawaii Department Of Education School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$2,216 MMn/a
Hawaii Department Of Education School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$13,882n/a
Hawaii Department Of Education School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$11,991n/a
Hawaii Department Of Education School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2016 (latest year available) NCES, HI Dept. of Education

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • HiloHilo Union Elementary SchoolCharter School
    Grades: PK-6 | 434 students
    0.1 miles
    506 Waianuenue Ave
    HiloHI 96720
    (808)933-0900
    0.1PK-6434
  • HiloHilo Intermediate SchoolCharter School
    Grades: 7-8 | 481 students
    0.2 miles
    587 Waianuenue Ave
    HiloHI 96720
    (808)974-4955
    0.27-8481
  • HiloConnections - New Century PcsCharter School
    Grades: KG-12 | 359 students
    0.6 miles
    174 Kamehameha Ave
    HiloHI 96720
    (808)961-3664
    0.6KG-12359
  • HiloChiefess Kapiolani Elementary SchoolCharter School
    Grades: PK-6 | 346 students
    1.2 miles
    966 Kilauea Ave
    HiloHI 96720
    (808)974-4160
    1.2PK-6346
  • Hilo Ernest Bowen Desilva Elementary SchoolCharter School
    Grades: PK-6 | 454 students
    1.5 miles
    278 Ainako Ave
    HiloHI 96720
    (808)974-4855
    1.5PK-6454

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Hawaii public schools have a diversity score of 0.78, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse school district in Hawaii is Hawaii Department Of Education School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Hawaii or national school diversity statistics.