Kapaa Middle School

4867 Olohena Rd
Kapaa, HI 96746
(School attendance zone shown in map)
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 597 students in grades 6-8, Kapaa Middle School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Hawaii for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 17% (which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 38%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 39% (which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 52%).
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Hawaii state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 89% (majority Asian).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 597 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 87%
  • : Bottom 50% in HI
  • : 17% (Btm 50%)
  • : 39% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), HI Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Kapaa Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Hawaii for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Kapaa Middle School's student population of 597 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
597 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Kapaa Middle School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 292 schools in Hawaii (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Kapaa Middle School is 0.79, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.80. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (HI)
#243 out of 292 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Kapaa Middle School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
17%
38%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Kapaa Middle 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 2021-22 school year data.
39%
52%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kapaa Middle 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 2021-22 school year data.
20%
40%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Kapaa Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
14:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Kapaa Middle School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Hawaii by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
This chart displays the percentage of American Indian students in Kapaa Middle School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Asian
13%
26%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Kapaa Middle School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
22%
18%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Kapaa Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
n/a
1%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Kapaa Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
White
13%
11%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Kapaa Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
25%
26%
This chart displays the percentage of Hawaiian students in Kapaa Middle School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Two or more races
27%
18%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Kapaa Middle School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Kapaa Middle School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Hawaii.
0.79
This chart displays the diversity score of Kapaa Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Hawaii by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
39%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Kapaa Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
8%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kapaa Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), HI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Kapaa Middle School's ranking?
Kapaa Middle School is ranked #243 out of 292 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Hawaii.
What schools are Kapaa Middle School often compared to?
Kapaa Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
17% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 38% HI state average), while 39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% HI state average).
How many students attend Kapaa Middle School?
597 students attend Kapaa Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
27% of Kapaa Middle School students are Two or more races, 25% of students are Hawaiian, 22% of students are Hispanic, 13% of students are Asian, and 13% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Kapaa Middle School?
Kapaa Middle School has a student ration of 19:1, which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 14:1.
What grades does Kapaa Middle School offer ?
Kapaa Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Kapaa Middle School part of?
Kapaa Middle School is part of Hawaii Department Of Education School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 597 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 87%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 17% (Btm 50%)
  • : 39% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), HI Dept. of Education

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