Honowai Elementary School

94-600 Honowai St
Waipahu, HI 96797
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Honowai Elementary School serves 659 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Honowai Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Hawaii for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 38% (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 41% (which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Hawaii state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 88% (majority Asian).

School Overview

Honowai Elementary School's student population of 659 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students659 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Honowai Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Honowai Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

Honowai Elementary 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 Honowai Elementary School is 0.67, 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
#200 out of 289 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
50%
29%
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Hispanic
16%
14%
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Black
1%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Honowai Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
1%
12%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Honowai Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
23%
29%
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Two or more races
9%
14%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Honowai Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in HI.
Diversity Score
0.670.79
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Honowai Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
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 Honowai Elementary School is Waipahu High School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Waipahu Intermediate School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Kaleiopuu Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Waipahu Kaleiopuu Elementary School Math: 44% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 848 students
    0.5 miles
    94-665 Kaaholo St
    Waipahu, HI 96797
    (808) 675-0266
    0.5 PK-6 848
  • Waipahu Waipahu Elementary School Math: 32% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 1,037 student
    0.7 miles
    94-465 Waipahu St
    Waipahu, HI 96797
    (808) 675-0150
    0.7 PK-6 1,037
  • Waipahu Waipahu Intermediate School Math: 29% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 1,294 student
    0.8 miles
    94-455 Farrington Hwy
    Waipahu, HI 96797
    (808) 675-0177
    0.8 7-8 1,294
  • Waipahu Waikele Elementary School Math: 62% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-6 | 597 students
    1.6 miles
    94-1035 Kukula St
    Waipahu, HI 96797
    (808) 677-6100
    1.6 PK-6 597
  • Waipahu August Ahrens Elementary School Math: 52% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 1,258 student
    1.8 miles
    94-1170 Waipahu St
    Waipahu, HI 96797
    (808) 675-0202
    1.8 PK-6 1,258

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