Kahuku High & Intermediate School

56-490 Kamehameha Hwy
Kahuku, HI 96731
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Kahuku High & Intermediate School serves 1,390 students in grades 7-12.
Kahuku High & Intermediate 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 31% (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 53% (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 83% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 88% (majority Asian).

Top Placements

Kahuku High & Intermediate School places among the top 20% of public schools in Hawaii for:

School Overview

Kahuku High & Intermediate School's student population of 1,390 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 96 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students1,390 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Kahuku High & Intermediate School
Total Classroom Teachers96 teachers
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School Comparison

Kahuku High & Intermediate 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 Kahuku High & Intermediate School is 0.60, 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
#182 out of 289 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
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Asian
7%
29%
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Hispanic
5%
14%
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Black
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Kahuku High & Intermediate School and the percentage of Black public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
White
17%
12%
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Hawaiian
60%
29%
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Two or more races
10%
14%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Kahuku High & Intermediate School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in HI.
Diversity Score
0.600.79
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Graduation Rate
88%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kahuku High & Intermediate 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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Kahuku High & Intermediate School is Leilehua High School (12.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Kamalani Academy (12.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Kahuku Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Kahuku Kahuku Elementary School Math: 39% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 425 students
    0.3 miles
    56-170 Pualalea St
    Kahuku, HI 96731
    (808) 293-8980
    0.3 PK-6 425
  • Laie Laie Elementary School Math: 77% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-6 | 669 students
    2.3 miles
    55-109 Kulanui St
    Laie, HI 96762
    (808) 293-8965
    2.3 PK-6 669
  • Hauula Hauula Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 343 students
    5.4 miles
    54-046 Kamehameha Hwy
    Hauula, HI 96717
    (808) 293-8925
    5.4 PK-6 343
  • Haleiwa Sunset Beach Elementary School Math: 52% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 443 students
    6.7 miles
    59-360 Kamehameha Hwy
    Haleiwa, HI 96712
    (808) 638-8777
    6.7 PK-6 443
  • Kaaawa Kaaawa Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-6 | 125 students
    10.9 miles
    51-296 Kamehameha Hwy
    Kaaawa, HI 96730
    (808) 237-7751
    10.9 PK-6 125

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