Hilo Intermediate School

587 Waianuenue Ave
Hilo, HI 96720
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Hilo Intermediate School serves 506 students in grades 7-8.
Hilo Intermediate School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Hawaii for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 41% (which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 48% (which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Hawaii state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 88% (majority Asian).

School Overview

Hilo Intermediate School's student population of 506 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students506 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

Hilo Intermediate School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 289 schools in Hawaii (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Hilo Intermediate School is 0.65, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.79. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (HI)
Overall Testing Rank
#163 out of 289 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
n/an/a
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Asian
20%
29%
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Hispanic
10%
14%
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Black
n/a
2%
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White
7%
12%
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Hawaiian
54%
29%
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Two or more races
9%
14%
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Diversity Score
0.650.79
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Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHawaii Department Of Education School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, HI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Hilo Intermediate School is Hilo High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Connections - New Century Pcs (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hilo Union Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Hilo Hilo High School Math: 25% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,136 student
    0.2 miles
    556 Waianuenue Ave
    Hilo, HI 96720
    (808) 974-4021
    0.2 9-12 1,136
  • Hilo Hilo Union Elementary School Math: 29% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 417 students
    0.3 miles
    506 Waianuenue Ave
    Hilo, HI 96720
    (808) 933-0900
    0.3 PK-6 417
  • Hilo Connections - New Century Pcs Charter School
    Math: 15-19% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 363 students
    0.8 miles
    174 Kamehameha Ave
    Hilo, HI 96720
    (808) 961-3664
    0.8 K-12 363
  • Hilo Chiefess Kapiolani Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 342 students
    1.3 miles
    966 Kilauea Ave
    Hilo, HI 96720
    (808) 974-4160
    1.3 PK-6 342
  • Hilo Ernest Bowen Desilva Elementary School Math: 68% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-6 | 450 students
    1.3 miles
    278 Ainako Ave
    Hilo, HI 96720
    (808) 974-4855
    1.3 PK-6 450

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