16-725 Keaau-pahoa Rd
Keaau, HI 96749
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Keaau High School serves 1,030 students in grades 9-12.
Keaau High 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 27% (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 40% (which is lower 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 86% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 88% (majority Asian).

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School Overview

Keaau High School's student population of 1,030 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 64 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,030 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
64 teachers
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School Rankings

Keaau High 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 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Keaau High School is 0.71, 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
#232 out of 289 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
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Asian
22%
29%
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Hispanic
11%
14%
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Black
1%
2%
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White
14%
12%
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Hawaiian
46%
29%
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Two or more races
5%
14%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.71
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Graduation Rate
86%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Keaau High 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.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, HI Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5  
Keaau has many opportunities for students to express their personality and develop thier strengths, music, art, fashion design and ceramics, automotive and carpentry are all popular and valuable courses offered there. The school still has a new feel to it and the parents and students have pride in our academic scholars and stellar athletes
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,030 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 86%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 86% (Top 50% in HI)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.71 (Btm 50%)

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