Hilo High School

  • Hilo High School serves 1,224 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the HI average of 17:1.
  • 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.

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 Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,224 students
Hilo High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Hilo High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 76 teachers
Hilo High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
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 0.68 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 (1989-2015)
American Indian
n/a n/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 Groups Hilo High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown HI 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.
0.68 0.36
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.
School District Name Hawaii Department Of Education School District
Number of Schools
Managed
288
n/a
Number of Students Managed 181,230 n/a
Hawaii Department Of Education School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 75% n/a
Hawaii Department Of Education School District Graduation Rate (2000-2010)
District Total Revenue $2,697 MM n/a
Hawaii Department Of Education School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $2,515 MM n/a
Hawaii Department Of Education School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $14,434 n/a
Hawaii Department Of Education School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $13,462 n/a
Hawaii Department Of Education School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, HI Dept. of Education

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