Kapaa High School

  • Kapaa High School serves 1,046 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 26% (which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 42%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 57% (which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 51%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Kapaa High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Hawaii for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Hawaii state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 87%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Kapaa High School's student population of 1,046 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 68 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,046 students
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Total Classroom Teachers68 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Kapaa High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 288 schools in Hawaii (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Kapaa High School is 0.75, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (HI)
Overall School Rank#167 out of 288 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Kapaa High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kapaa High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Hawaii by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Kapaa High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Hawaii by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
American Indian
1%
n/a
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Kapaa High School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Asian
23%
30%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Kapaa High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
6%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Kapaa High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Kapaa High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
27%
13%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Kapaa High School and the percentage of White public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hawaiian
35%
30%
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Kapaa High School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
8%
12%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Kapaa High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Kapaa High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in HI.
Diversity Score0.750.36
This chart display the diversity score of Kapaa High School and the public school average diversity score of Hawaii by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Graduation Rate
91%
82%
This chart display graduation rate of Kapaa High School and public school graduation rate of Hawaii by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Kapaa High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kapaa High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHawaii Department Of Education School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, HI Dept. of Education

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