4867 Olohena Rd
Kapaa, HI 96746
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Kapaa Middle School serves 586 students in grades 6-8.
Kapaa Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Hawaii for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 27% (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 40% (which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Hawaii state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 88% (majority Asian).

School Overview

Kapaa Middle School's student population of 586 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
586 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Kapaa Middle 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 Middle 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
#232 out of 289 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
15:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
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Asian
22%
29%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Kapaa Middle School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
12%
14%
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Black
n/a
2%
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White
16%
12%
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Hawaiian
36%
29%
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Two or more races
13%
14%
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All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Kapaa Middle School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in HI.
Diversity Score
0.77
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Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
38%
This chart display 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 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
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: 6-8
  • Students: 586 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 84%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in HI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.77 (Top 30%)

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