Kaunakakai Elementary School

30 Ailoa St
Kaunakakai, HI 96748
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Kaunakakai Elementary School serves 284 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Kaunakakai 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 25-29% (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 15:1 is equal to the Hawaii state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 88% (majority Asian).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Kaunakakai Elementary School's student population of 284 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students284 students
This chart display total students of Kaunakakai Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Kaunakakai Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Kaunakakai Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Kaunakakai Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

Kaunakakai 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 Kaunakakai Elementary School is 0.52, 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
#227 out of 289 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Kaunakakai Elementary School, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Kaunakakai 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kaunakakai 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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Kaunakakai Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Hawaii by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
7%
29%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Kaunakakai Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
11%
14%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Kaunakakai Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Kaunakakai Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
White
1%
12%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Kaunakakai Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
67%
29%
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Kaunakakai Elementary School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
14%
14%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Kaunakakai Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Kaunakakai Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in HI.
Diversity Score
0.520.79
This chart display the diversity score of Kaunakakai Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Hawaii by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Kaunakakai Elementary 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
12%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kaunakakai 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 Kaunakakai Elementary School is Molokai High School (5.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Molokai Middle School (5.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Kilohana Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Kaunakakai Kilohana Elementary School Math: 11-19% | Reading: 40-49%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 83 students
    0.1 miles
    Kamehameha V Hwy
    Kaunakakai, HI 96748
    (808) 558-2200
    0.1 PK-6 83
  • Kualapuu Kualapuu School - Public Conversion Charter Charter School
    Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 325 students
    5.2 miles
    260 Farrington Ave
    Kualapuu, HI 96757
    (808) 567-6900
    5.2 PK-6 325
  • Hoolehua Molokai High School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 343 students
    5.4 miles
    2140 Farrington Ave
    Hoolehua, HI 96729
    (808) 567-6950
    5.4 9-12 343
  • Hoolehua Molokai Middle School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 199 students
    5.6 miles
    2175 Lihipali Ave
    Hoolehua, HI 96729
    (808) 567-6940
    5.6 7-8 199
  • Maunaloa Maunaloa Elementary School Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 41 students
    12.8 miles
    128 Maunaloa Hwy
    Maunaloa, HI 96770
    (808) 552-2000
    12.8 PK-6 41

School Reviews

Review Kaunakakai Elementary School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
While Facebook is getting all the attention in teen social media, LinkedIn offers some serious benefits in networking and professional grooming. We look at how high school student can use this network to their advantage.
Teach for America has been applauded for many of its exemplary teachers and innovative training, but can the model be sustained throughout all communities? Learn about what the proponents and critics have to say.
The Obama administration is proposing to leave NCLB behind. Learn about the proposed reforms that will change the No Child Left Behind Act.