Kaaawa Elementary School

  • Kaaawa Elementary School serves 125 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Kaaawa Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Hawaii for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) 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%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Kaaawa Elementary School's student population of 125 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 9 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students125 students
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Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Kaaawa Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 289 schools in Hawaii (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Kaaawa Elementary School is 0.74, 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 School Rank#85 out of 289 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Kaaawa Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kaaawa Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Hawaii by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Kaaawa Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Hawaii by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/an/a
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Asian
1%
29%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Kaaawa Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
32%
14%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Kaaawa Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Kaaawa Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
13%
12%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Kaaawa Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
29%
29%
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Kaaawa Elementary School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
25%
14%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Kaaawa Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Kaaawa Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in HI.
Diversity Score0.740.79
This chart display the diversity score of Kaaawa Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Hawaii by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Kaaawa Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kaaawa 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

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