730 Iliaina St
Kailua, HI 96734
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Kalaheo High School serves 808 students in grades 9-12.
Kalaheo High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Hawaii for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the Hawaii state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 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 2018-19 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 Rankings

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

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School Overview

Kalaheo High School's student population of 808 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
808 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
49 teachers
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School Rankings

Kalaheo High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 289 schools in Hawaii (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 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 Data
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State Level (HI)
Overall Testing Rank
#82 out of 289 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/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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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.76
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Graduation Rate
85-89%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
9%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, HI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 808 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 60%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85-89% (Top 50% in HI)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.76 (Top 30%)

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