Hookena Elementary School

86-4355 Mamalahoa Hwy
Captain Cook, HI 96704
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Hookena Elementary School serves 111 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Hookena 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 11-19% (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 30-39% (which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Hawaii state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 88% (majority Asian).

Top Placements

Hookena Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Hawaii for:

School Overview

Hookena Elementary School's student population of 111 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 8 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students111 students
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Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
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School Comparison

Hookena 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 Hookena Elementary School is 0.65, 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
#267 out of 289 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11-19%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-39%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
n/an/a
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Asian
2%
29%
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Hispanic
19%
14%
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Black
n/a
2%
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White
13%
12%
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Hawaiian
54%
29%
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Two or more races
12%
14%
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Diversity Score
0.650.79
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
9%
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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 Hookena Elementary School is Ke Kula O Ehunuikaimalino (9.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Kona Pacific - Pcs (8.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Honaunau Elementary School (4.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Captain Cook Honaunau Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 139 students
    4.6 miles
    83-5360 Mamalahoa Hwy
    Captain Cook, HI 96704
    (808) 328-2727
    4.6 PK-5 139
  • Kealakekua Kona Pacific - Pcs Charter School
    Math: 10-14% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 216 students
    8.9 miles
    79-7595 Mamalahoa Hwy
    Kealakekua, HI 96750
    (808) 322-4900
    8.9 K-8 216
  • Kealakekua Konawaena Elementary School Math: 48% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 524 students
    8.9 miles
    81-901 Onouli Rd
    Kealakekua, HI 96750
    (808) 323-4555
    8.9 PK-5 524
  • Kealakekua Ke Kula O Ehunuikaimalino Math: 11-19% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-12 | 210 students
    9.0 miles
    81-1041 Konawaena School Rd
    Kealakekua, HI 96750
    (808) 323-1900
    9 PK-12 210
  • Kealakekua Konawaena High School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 832 students
    9.0 miles
    81-1043 Konawaena School Rd
    Kealakekua, HI 96750
    (808) 323-4500
    9 9-12 832

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