Hilo Union Elementary School

506 Waianuenue Ave

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

Tel: (808)933-0900
  • Hilo Union Elementary School serves 434 students in grades PK-6.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 87%.
  • Hilo Union Elementary School operates within the Hawaii Department Of Education School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 434 students has declined by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 20% over five years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades PK-6
Total Students434 students
Hilo Union Elementary School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Hilo Union Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
Hilo Union Elementary School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeHilo Union Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(HI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ration/a16:1
Hilo Union Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
American Indian
n/an/a
Hilo Union Elementary School American Indian Students (2006-2009)
Asian
9%
30%
Hilo Union Elementary School Asian Students (1989-2016)
Hispanic
25%
12%
Hilo Union Elementary School Black Students (1989-2016)
Black
n/a
2%
Hilo Union Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
4%
13%
Hilo Union Elementary School White Students (1989-2016)
Hawaiian
48%
30%
Hilo Union Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2011-2016)
Two or more races
14%
12%
Hilo Union Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsHilo Union Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownHI All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.680.78
Hilo Union Elementary School Diversity Score (1989-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
40%
Hilo Union Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
10%
Hilo Union Elementary 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.
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)
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 High SchoolCharter School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1160 students
    0.1 miles
    556 Waianuenue Ave
    HiloHI 96720
    (808)974-4021
    0.19-121160
  • HiloHilo Intermediate SchoolCharter School
    Grades: 7-8 | 481 students
    0.3 miles
    587 Waianuenue Ave
    HiloHI 96720
    (808)974-4955
    0.37-8481
  • HiloConnections - New Century PcsCharter School
    Grades: KG-12 | 359 students
    0.5 miles
    174 Kamehameha Ave
    HiloHI 96720
    (808)961-3664
    0.5KG-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
    1.6 miles
    278 Ainako Ave
    HiloHI 96720
    (808)974-4855
    1.6PK-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.