Hilo Union Elementary School

  • Hilo Union Elementary School serves 489 students in grades PK - 6.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the HI average of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 86%.
  • Hilo Union Elementary School operates within the Hawaii Department Of Education School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 489 students has grown by 7% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 489 students
Hilo Union Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Hilo Union Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Hilo Union Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Hilo Union Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.69 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 14:1 17:1
Hilo Union Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
American Indian
n/a n/a
Hilo Union Elementary School American Indian Students (2006-2009)
Asian
12%
32%
Hilo Union Elementary School Asian Students (1989-2013)
Hispanic
19%
10%
Hilo Union Elementary School Black Students (1989-2013)
Black
n/a
2%
Hilo Union Elementary School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
6%
14%
Hilo Union Elementary School White Students (1989-2013)
Hawaiian
49%
32%
Hilo Union Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2013)
Two or more races
14%
10%
Hilo Union Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
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.
0.69 0.36
Hilo Union Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
78%
40%
Hilo Union Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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 Union Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

  • Hawaii Department Of Education School District's student population of 186,825 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $14,234 in this district is less than the state average of $14,234. The district revenue/student has declined by 5% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $12,295 is less than the state average of $12,295. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Hawaii Department Of Education School District
Number of Schools
Managed
290
290
Number of Students Managed 186,825 186,825
Hawaii Department Of Education School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
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 $14,234 $14,234
Hawaii Department Of Education School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $12,295 $12,295
Hawaii Department Of Education School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, HI Dept. of Education

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  • HiloHilo High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1249 students
    0.1 miles
    556 Waianuenue Ave
    HiloHI 96720
    (808)974-4021
    0.19-121249
  • HiloHilo Intermediate School
    Grades: 7-8 | 466 students
    0.3 miles
    587 Waianuenue Ave
    HiloHI 96720
    (808)974-4955
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  • HiloConnections - New Century PcsCharter School
    Grades: KG-12 | 350 students
    0.5 miles
    174 Kamehameha Ave
    HiloHI 96720
    (808)961-3664
    0.5KG-12350
  • HiloChiefess Kapiolani Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 387 students
    1.2 miles
    966 Kilauea Ave
    HiloHI 96720
    (808)974-4160
    1.2PK-6387
  • Hilo Ernest Bowen Desilva Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 434 students
    1.6 miles
    278 Ainako Ave
    HiloHI 96720
    (808)974-4855
    1.6PK-6434

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