Kaelepulu Elementary School

  • Kaelepulu Elementary School serves 189 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 80-84% (which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 42%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 90-94% (which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 51%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Kaelepulu Elementary School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Hawaii for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Hawaii state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 87%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Kaelepulu Elementary School's student population of 189 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 13 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2015)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students189 students
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Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Kaelepulu Elementary School is ranked within the top 1% of all 288 schools in Hawaii (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Kaelepulu Elementary School is 0.79, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (HI)
Overall School Rank
1%
47%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
42%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)90-94%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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American Indian
n/an/a
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Asian
23%
30%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Kaelepulu Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
13%
12%
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Black
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Kaelepulu Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
30%
13%
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Hawaiian
14%
30%
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Two or more races
20%
12%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Kaelepulu Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in HI.
Diversity Score0.790.36
This chart display the diversity score of Kaelepulu Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Hawaii by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
10%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kaelepulu Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHawaii Department Of Education School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, HI Dept. of Education

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