Keaau Middle School

15-565 Keaau-pahoa Rd
Keaau, HI 96749
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Keaau Middle School serves 701 students in grades 6-8.
Keaau Middle 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11% (which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 31% (which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Hawaii state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the Hawaii state average of 89% (majority Asian and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 701 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 89%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in HI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 11% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), HI Dept. of Education

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School Overview

Keaau Middle School's student population of 701 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
701 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
52 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Keaau Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 292 schools in Hawaii (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Keaau Middle School is 0.78, 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.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (HI)
Overall Testing Rank
#260 out of 292 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
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Asian
10%
26%
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Hispanic
29%
18%
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Black
1%
1%
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White
11%
11%
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Hawaiian
31%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Keaau Middle 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
17%
18%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in HI.
Diversity Score
0.78
This chart display the diversity score of Keaau Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Hawaii by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Keaau Middle 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
8%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Keaau Middle 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: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), HI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Keaau Middle School's ranking?
Keaau Middle School is ranked #260 out of 292 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Hawaii.
What schools are Keaau Middle School often compared to?
Keaau Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Pahoa High & Intermediate School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
11% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% HI state average), while 31% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 50% HI state average).
How many students attend Keaau Middle School?
701 students attend Keaau Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
31% of Keaau Middle School students are Hawaiian, 29% of students are Hispanic, 17% of students are Two or more races, 11% of students are White, 10% of students are Asian, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Keaau Middle School?
Keaau Middle School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 14:1.
What grades does Keaau Middle School offer ?
Keaau Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Keaau Middle School part of?
Keaau Middle School is part of Hawaii Department Of Education School District.

School Reviews

3   3/24/2020
I go to this school right now and the staff are nice but there are a lot of fights and few securities but it's just on the line on where it's ok and also counseling is great they know how to work things out but most of the kids are not watched out on swearing calling names and also a bit of racism so if you send your kid here they are gonna get punted at least once or just like I said above, I got both.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - introver
5   10/1/2011
I feel this website doensnt give out hardley any information. I can't even see the teachers that are at this school or any contact information. I really would like to see more information.
- Posted by Parent - ilove

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 701 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 89%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 11% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), HI Dept. of Education

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