Kalaheo High School

730 Iliaina St
Kailua, HI 96734
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Kalaheo High School serves 808 students in grades 9-12.
Kalaheo High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Hawaii for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (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 70-74% (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 60% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 88% (majority Asian).

Top Placements

Kalaheo High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Hawaii for:

School Overview

Kalaheo High School's student population of 808 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students808 students
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Total Classroom Teachers49 teachers
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School Comparison

Kalaheo High School is ranked within the top 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 Kalaheo High School is 0.76, 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
#114 out of 289 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
n/an/a
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Asian
9%
29%
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Hispanic
15%
14%
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Black
2%
2%
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White
40%
12%
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Hawaiian
20%
29%
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Two or more races
14%
14%
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Diversity Score
0.760.79
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Kalaheo High School is Ke Kula O Samuel M Kamakau - A Laboratory Pcs (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Kainalu Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Kailua Kainalu Elementary School Math: 60% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-6 | 445 students
    0.8 miles
    165 Kaiholu St
    Kailua, HI 96734
    (808) 266-7835
    0.8 PK-6 445
  • Kailua Aikahi Elementary School Math: 61% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-6 | 474 students
    1.3 miles
    281 Ilihau St
    Kailua, HI 96734
    (808) 254-7944
    1.3 PK-6 474
  • Kaneohe Ke Kula O Samuel M Kamakau - A Laboratory Pcs Charter School
    Math: 30-39% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-12 | 133 students
    1.3 miles
    46-500 Kuneki St
    Kaneohe, HI 96744
    (808) 235-9175
    1.3 PK-12 133
  • Kailua Kailua Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 352 students
    1.4 miles
    315 Kuulei Rd
    Kailua, HI 96734
    (808) 266-7878
    1.4 PK-6 352
  • Kailua Kailua Intermediate School Math: 55% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 7-8 | 737 students
    1.7 miles
    145 South Kainalu Dr
    Kailua, HI 96734
    (808) 263-1500
    1.7 7-8 737

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