Hilo Union Elementary School

  • Hilo Union Elementary School serves 458 students in grades PK-6.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the HI average of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% 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 458 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 458 students
Hilo Union Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Hilo Union Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 34 teachers
Hilo Union Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Hilo Union Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.68 is less than the state average of 0.77. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (HI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 17:1
Hilo Union Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
n/a n/a
Hilo Union Elementary School American Indian Students (2006-2009)
Asian
10%
31%
Hilo Union Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
21%
11%
Hilo Union Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
n/a
2%
Hilo Union Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
5%
13%
Hilo Union Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
50%
31%
Hilo Union Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2015)
Two or more races
14%
11%
Hilo Union Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Hilo Union Elementary 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 0.77
Hilo Union Elementary 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.
78%
40%
Hilo Union Elementary 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.
6%
10%
Hilo Union Elementary 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 revenue/student of $14,434 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four 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)
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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • HiloHilo High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1224 students
    0.1 miles
    556 Waianuenue Ave
    HiloHI 96720
    (808)974-4021
    0.19-121224
  • HiloHilo Intermediate School
    Grades: 7-8 | 470 students
    0.3 miles
    587 Waianuenue Ave
    HiloHI 96720
    (808)974-4955
    0.37-8470
  • HiloConnections - New Century Pcs
    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 | 345 students
    1.2 miles
    966 Kilauea Ave
    HiloHI 96720
    (808)974-4160
    1.2PK-6345
  • Hilo Ernest Bowen Desilva Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 441 students
    1.6 miles
    278 Ainako Ave
    HiloHI 96720
    (808)974-4855
    1.6PK-6441

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