3577 Lala Rd
Lihue, HI 96766
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Kauai High School serves 1,126 students in grades 9-12.
Kauai High School placed in the top 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 37% (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 57% (which is higher than 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 85% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 88% (majority Asian).

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Kauai High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Hawaii for:

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School Overview

Kauai High School's student population of 1,126 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 72 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,126 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
72 teachers
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School Rankings

Kauai High School is ranked within the top 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 Kauai High School is 0.70, 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
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State Level (HI)
Overall Testing Rank
#132 out of 289 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
45%
29%
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Hispanic
5%
14%
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Black
n/a
2%
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White
15%
12%
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Hawaiian
28%
29%
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Two or more races
7%
14%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.70
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Graduation Rate
92%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
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: 1,126 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 85%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 92% (Top 20% in HI)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 37% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 57% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.70 (Btm 50%)

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