Hilo High School

  • Hilo High School serves 1,224 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the HI average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Asian), which is equal to the state average of 87%.
  • 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 1224 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 76 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,224 students
Hilo High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Hilo High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers76 teachers
Hilo High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeHilo High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(HI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
Hilo High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
n/an/a
Hilo High School American Indian Students (2004-2012)
Asian
20%
31%
Hilo High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
6%
11%
Hilo High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
n/a
2%
Hilo High School Black Students (1992-2014)
White
13%
13%
Hilo High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
50%
31%
Hilo High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2015)
Two or more races
11%
11%
Hilo High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsHilo High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownHI All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.680.36
Hilo High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
54%
40%
Hilo High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
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.
7%
10%
Hilo High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Hawaii Department Of Education School District's student population of 181,230 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 75% has decreased from 95% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $13,729 in this district is less than the state average of $14,234. The district revenue/student has declined by 8% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,858 is less than the state average of $12,295. The district spending/student has declined by 8% over four years.
School District NameHawaii Department Of Education School District
Number of Schools
Managed
288
n/a
Number of Students Managed181,230n/a
Hawaii Department Of Education School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate75%75%
Hawaii Department Of Education School District Graduation Rate (2000-2010)
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$13,729$14,234
Hawaii Department Of Education School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student$11,858$12,295
Hawaii Department Of Education School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, HI Dept. of Education

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