Kahaluu Elementary School

  • Kahaluu Elementary School serves 286 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (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 40-44% (which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Kahaluu 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 student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Hawaii state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 88%.

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School Overview

  • Kahaluu Elementary School's student population of 286 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students286 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Kahaluu 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Kahaluu Elementary School is 0.70, 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#189 out of 289 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
5%
29%
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Hispanic
20%
14%
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Black
n/a
2%
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White
6%
12%
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Hawaiian
46%
29%
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Two or more races
23%
14%
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Diversity Score0.700.79
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
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

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My experience at this school was good. It wasn't the best, as some of the teachers were completely OBLIVIOUS, but I also remember the school as just being simple and fun. PE there was slacking off, besides of in 5th grade. Now I actually have to do crap. Like, run. And get hit extremely hard in the face with a soccer ball. And run. And run in ice. Did I mention we had to run? Because I don't think I did. But on (in?) the islands PE was nothing. The teaching also has a little bit of slack and they force students to read because they are, like I said, oblivious, and don't realize that you can't force a student to read, no matter how hard you try.
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