Kalihi Waena Elementary School

  • Kalihi Waena Elementary School serves 546 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the HI average of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 87%.
  • Kalihi Waena Elementary School operates within the Hawaii Department Of Education School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 546 students has declined by 8% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 546 students
Kalihi Waena Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Kalihi Waena Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 34 teachers
Kalihi Waena Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Kalihi Waena Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.58 is more than the state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (HI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 17:1
Kalihi Waena Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
49%
31%
Kalihi Waena Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
2%
11%
Kalihi Waena Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
n/a
2%
Kalihi Waena Elementary School Black Students (1992-2013)
White
n/a
13%
Kalihi Waena Elementary School White Students (1988-2012)
Hawaiian
42%
31%
Kalihi Waena Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2015)
Two or more races
7%
11%
Kalihi Waena Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Kalihi Waena Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown HI All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.58 0.36
Kalihi Waena Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
63%
40%
Kalihi Waena Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
13%
10%
Kalihi Waena Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Hawaii Department Of Education School District's student population of 181,230 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Hawaii Department Of Education School District
Number of Schools
Managed
288
n/a
Number of Students Managed 181,230 n/a
Hawaii Department Of Education School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $2,697 MM n/a
Hawaii Department Of Education School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $2,515 MM n/a
Hawaii Department Of Education School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $14,434 n/a
Hawaii Department Of Education School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $13,462 n/a
Hawaii Department Of Education School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, HI Dept. of Education

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