Kainalu Elementary School

165 Kaiholu St
Kailua, HI 96734
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Kainalu Elementary School serves 445 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Kainalu Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Hawaii for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60% (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 69% (which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Hawaii state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 88% (majority Asian).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Kainalu Elementary School's student population of 445 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students445 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Kainalu Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

Kainalu Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Kainalu Elementary School is 0.73, 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
#45 out of 289 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
n/an/a
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Asian
8%
29%
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Hispanic
13%
14%
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Black
1%
2%
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White
44%
12%
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Hawaiian
18%
29%
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Two or more races
16%
14%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Kainalu Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in HI.
Diversity Score
0.730.79
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Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kainalu 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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Kainalu Elementary School is Kalaheo High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Kailua Intermediate School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Aikahi Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Kailua Aikahi Elementary School Math: 61% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-6 | 474 students
    0.7 miles
    281 Ilihau St
    Kailua, HI 96734
    (808) 254-7944
    0.7 PK-6 474
  • Kailua Kalaheo High School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 808 students
    0.8 miles
    730 Iliaina St
    Kailua, HI 96734
    (808) 254-7900
    0.8 9-12 808
  • Kailua Kailua Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 352 students
    1.3 miles
    315 Kuulei Rd
    Kailua, HI 96734
    (808) 266-7878
    1.3 PK-6 352
  • Kailua Kailua Intermediate School Math: 55% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 7-8 | 737 students
    1.5 miles
    145 South Kainalu Dr
    Kailua, HI 96734
    (808) 263-1500
    1.5 7-8 737
  • Kailua Mokapu Elementary School Math: 52% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-6 | 881 students
    1.8 miles
    Kmcas Bldg, 1193 Mokapu Rd
    Kailua, HI 96734
    (808) 254-7964
    1.8 PK-6 881

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