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 16:1.
  • 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 OfferedGrades PK-6
Total Students458 students
Hilo Union Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Hilo Union Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
Hilo Union Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeHilo Union Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(HI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
Hilo Union Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
American Indian
n/an/a
Hilo Union Elementary School American Indian Students (2006-2009)
Asian
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 (2011-2015)
Two or more races
14%
11%
Hilo Union Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsHilo Union Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownHI 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.
0.680.77
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 (1988-2015)
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 (1999-2015)

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 $13,729 in this district is less than the state average of $14,234. The district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,858 is less than the state average of $12,295. The district spending/student has declined by 6% over four years.
School District NameHawaii Department Of Education School District
Number of Schools
Managed
288
n/a
Number of Students Managed181,230n/a
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 (1996-2015)
District Spending$2,216 MM$2,216 MM
Hawaii Department Of Education School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$13,729$14,234
Hawaii Department Of Education School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$11,858$12,295
Hawaii Department Of Education School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView 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 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 | 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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