4695 Mailihuna Rd
Kapaa, HI 96746
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Kapaa High School serves 1,082 students in grades 9-12.
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 2018-19 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 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is approximately equal to 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 75% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 88% (majority Asian).

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School Overview

Kapaa High School's student population of 1,082 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 69 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,082 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
69 teachers
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School Rankings

Kapaa High 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 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Kapaa High School is 0.77, 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
This School
State Level (HI)
Overall Testing Rank
#175 out of 289 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
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Asian
21%
29%
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Hispanic
10%
14%
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Black
n/a
2%
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White
25%
12%
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Hawaiian
33%
29%
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Two or more races
10%
14%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.77
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Graduation Rate
96%
85%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
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: 1,082 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 75%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 96% (Top 5% in HI)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.77 (Top 30%)

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