Keaau Middle School

15-565 Keaau-pahoa Rd
Keaau, HI 96749
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
4.00 5 1 (2 reviews)
Keaau Middle School serves 697 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21% (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 42% (which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Hawaii state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 88% (majority Asian).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Keaau Middle School's student population of 697 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students697 students
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Total Classroom Teachers51 teachers
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School Comparison

Keaau Middle 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 Middle 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
#244 out of 289 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
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Asian
19%
29%
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Hispanic
18%
14%
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Black
1%
2%
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White
10%
12%
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Hawaiian
42%
29%
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Two or more races
9%
14%
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Diversity Score
0.740.79
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
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 Middle School is Keaau High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Ke Kula O Nawahiokalaniopuu Iki - Laboratory Pcs (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Keaau Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Keaau Keaau Elementary School Math: 31% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 875 students
    0.5 miles
    16-680 Keaau-pahoa Rd
    Keaau, HI 96749
    (808) 982-4210
    0.5 PK-5 875
  • Keaau Keaau High School Math: 29% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,030 student
    0.7 miles
    16-725 Keaau-pahoa Rd
    Keaau, HI 96749
    (808) 982-4220
    0.7 9-12 1,030
  • 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
    1.3 miles
    16-120 Opukahaia St, Suite 2
    Keaau, HI 96749
    (808) 982-4260
    1.3 PK-8 426
  • Hilo Waiakeawaena Elementary School Math: 48% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 733 students
    4.8 miles
    2420 Kilauea Ave
    Hilo, HI 96720
    (808) 981-7200
    4.8 PK-5 733
  • Hilo Waiakea Elementary School Math: 47% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 873 students
    5.6 miles
    180 W Puainako St
    Hilo, HI 96720
    (808) 981-7215
    5.6 PK-5 873

School Reviews

  4.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
3  
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.
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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.
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