Kaumana Elementary School

1710 Kaumana Dr
Hilo, HI 96720
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 50%
Serving 242 students in grades Prekindergarten-6, Kaumana Elementary School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Hawaii for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 38%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the Hawaii state average of 52%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Hawaii state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 89% (majority Asian and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 242 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • : Top 50% in HI
  • : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), HI Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Kaumana Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Hawaii for:

School Overview

Kaumana Elementary School's student population of 242 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
242 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

Kaumana Elementary School ranks within the top 50% of all 292 schools in Hawaii (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Kaumana Elementary School is 0.73, 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)
#112 out of 292 schools
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Kaumana Elementary School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
40-44%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Kaumana Elementary 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.
50-54%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kaumana Elementary 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.
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Kaumana Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Hawaii by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
1%
n/a
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Kaumana Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Asian
5%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Kaumana Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
36%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Kaumana Elementary 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 display the percentage of Black students in Kaumana Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
5%
11%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Kaumana Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
26%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Kaumana Elementary 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 display the percentage of students of two or more races in Kaumana Elementary 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 display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Kaumana Elementary School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in HI.
0.73
This chart display the diversity score of Kaumana Elementary 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 display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Kaumana Elementary 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
7%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kaumana Elementary 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 Kaumana Elementary School's ranking?
Kaumana Elementary School is ranked #112 out of 292 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Hawaii.
What schools are Kaumana Elementary School often compared to?
Kaumana Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Ernest Bowen Desilva Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
40-44% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 38% HI state average), while 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% HI state average).
How many students attend Kaumana Elementary School?
242 students attend Kaumana Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
36% of Kaumana Elementary School students are Hispanic, 27% of students are Two or more races, 26% of students are Hawaiian, 5% of students are Asian, 5% of students are White, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Kaumana Elementary School?
Kaumana Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 14:1.
What grades does Kaumana Elementary School offer ?
Kaumana Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Kaumana Elementary School part of?
Kaumana Elementary School is part of Hawaii Department Of Education School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 242 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), HI Dept. of Education

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