Kahakai Elementary School

  • Kahakai Elementary School serves 695 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the HI average of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 87%.
  • Kahakai Elementary School operates within the Hawaii Department Of Education School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 695 students has grown by 11% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 695 students
Kahakai Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Kahakai Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Kahakai Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Kahakai Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.76 is more than the state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (HI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 17:1
Kahakai Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
n/a n/a
Kahakai Elementary School American Indian Students (2004-2012)
Asian
15%
31%
Kahakai Elementary School Asian Students (1991-2015)
Hispanic
18%
11%
Kahakai Elementary School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
1%
2%
Kahakai Elementary School Black Students (1990-2015)
White
21%
13%
Kahakai Elementary School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
38%
31%
Kahakai Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2015)
Two or more races
7%
11%
Kahakai Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Kahakai Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown HI 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.
0.76 0.36
Kahakai 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.
52%
40%
Kahakai Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
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.
11%
10%
Kahakai Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Hawaii Department Of Education School District's student population of 181,230 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Hawaii Department Of Education School District
Number of Schools
Managed
288
n/a
Number of Students Managed 181,230 n/a
Hawaii Department Of Education School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $2,697 MM n/a
Hawaii Department Of Education School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $2,515 MM n/a
Hawaii Department Of Education School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $14,434 n/a
Hawaii Department Of Education School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $13,462 n/a
Hawaii Department Of Education School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, HI Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

5  7/15/2013
Just moved here from Mainland in April. We thought my child would be ahead of curriculum here after reading so many dismal comments about this school and the test scores... I was pleasantly surprised to find that she was behind! I feel Kahakai is an excellent school and the office staff are wonderful! My children attended the summer school program as well and it was a wonderful experience. We look forward to returning in the fall.
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