Kalihi Waena Elementary School

1240 Gulick Ave
Honolulu, HI 96819
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1.00 5 1 (1 review)
Kalihi Waena Elementary School serves 467 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Kalihi Waena Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Hawaii for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 39% (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 41% (which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Hawaii state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Kalihi Waena Elementary School's student population of 467 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students467 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

Kalihi Waena Elementary 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 Kalihi Waena Elementary School is 0.61, 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
#194 out of 289 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
50%
29%
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Hispanic
2%
14%
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Black
n/a
2%
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White
n/a
12%
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Hawaiian
37%
29%
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Two or more races
11%
14%
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Diversity Score
0.610.79
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Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
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 to Kalihi Waena Elementary School is Governor Wallace Rider Farrington High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is King David Kalakaua Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Linapuni Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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School Reviews

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This school is against parents. No support towards helping or caring for your child. Since half of the kids come from public housing the staff could careless. I had thought this school was great for my kids but boy was I wrong. If your child is 2nd grade and below, then your child is not able to part take in any school sports. It is only available to higher grades. They don't go by age, its done by grades. Such a bummer. DO NOT ALLOW YOUR CHILD TO ATTEND HERE!
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