Kaumana Elementary School

1710 Kaumana Dr
Hilo, HI 96720
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Kaumana Elementary School serves 285 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Kaumana Elementary 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Hawaii state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 88% (majority Asian and Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Kaumana Elementary School's student population of 285 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students285 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Kaumana Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

Kaumana Elementary 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 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Kaumana Elementary School is 0.74, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (HI)
Overall Testing Rank
#189 out of 289 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
n/an/a
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Asian
10%
29%
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Hispanic
35%
14%
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Black
n/a
2%
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
7%
12%
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Hawaiian
33%
29%
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Two or more races
15%
14%
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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.
Diversity Score
0.740.79
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
9%
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 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHawaii Department Of Education School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, HI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Kaumana Elementary School is Hilo High School (3.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Hilo Intermediate School (3.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ernest Bowen Desilva Elementary School (2.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Hilo Ernest Bowen Desilva Elementary School Math: 68% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-6 | 450 students
    2.1 miles
    278 Ainako Ave
    Hilo, HI 96720
    (808) 974-4855
    2.1 PK-6 450
  • Hilo Hilo Intermediate School Math: 41% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 506 students
    3.4 miles
    587 Waianuenue Ave
    Hilo, HI 96720
    (808) 974-4955
    3.4 7-8 506
  • Hilo Hilo High School Math: 25% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,136 student
    3.6 miles
    556 Waianuenue Ave
    Hilo, HI 96720
    (808) 974-4021
    3.6 9-12 1,136
  • Hilo Hilo Union Elementary School Math: 29% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 417 students
    3.6 miles
    506 Waianuenue Ave
    Hilo, HI 96720
    (808) 933-0900
    3.6 PK-6 417
  • Hilo Waiakea Intermediate School Math: 39% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 867 students
    3.8 miles
    200 W Puainako St
    Hilo, HI 96720
    (808) 981-7231
    3.8 6-8 867

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