Keaau Elementary School

16-680 Keaau-pahoa Rd
Keaau, HI 96749
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Keaau Elementary School serves 875 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Keaau 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 31% (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 41% (which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 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).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Keaau Elementary School's student population of 875 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students875 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Keaau Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers48 teachers
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School Comparison

Keaau 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 Keaau Elementary School is 0.78, 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
#226 out of 289 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
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Asian
15%
29%
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Hispanic
28%
14%
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Black
n/a
2%
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White
7%
12%
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Hawaiian
30%
29%
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Two or more races
19%
14%
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Diversity Score
0.780.79
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
9%
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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 Keaau Elementary School is Keaau High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Keaau Middle School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Keaau Keaau High School Math: 29% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,030 student
    0.3 miles
    16-725 Keaau-pahoa Rd
    Keaau, HI 96749
    (808) 982-4220
    0.3 9-12 1,030
  • Keaau Keaau Middle School Math: 21% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 697 students
    0.5 miles
    15-565 Keaau-pahoa Rd
    Keaau, HI 96749
    (808) 982-4200
    0.5 6-8 697
  • Keaau Ke Kula O Nawahiokalaniopuu Iki - Laboratory Pcs Charter School
    Math: 20-24% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 426 students
    0.8 miles
    16-120 Opukahaia St, Suite 2
    Keaau, HI 96749
    (808) 982-4260
    0.8 PK-8 426
  • Hilo Waiakeawaena Elementary School Math: 48% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 733 students
    5.3 miles
    2420 Kilauea Ave
    Hilo, HI 96720
    (808) 981-7200
    5.3 PK-5 733
  • Mountain View Mountain View Elementary School Math: 35% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 467 students
    5.9 miles
    18-1235 Volcano Hwy
    Mountain View, HI 96771
    (808) 968-2300
    5.9 PK-5 467

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