King David Kalakaua Middle School

821 Kalihi St
Honolulu, HI 96819
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
King David Kalakaua Middle School serves 1,075 students in grades 6-8.
King David Kalakaua Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Hawaii for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 41% (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 50% (which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Hawaii state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 88% (majority Asian).

School Overview

King David Kalakaua Middle School's student population of 1,075 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 63 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,075 students
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Total Classroom Teachers63 teachers
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School Comparison

King David Kalakaua 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 King David Kalakaua Middle School is 0.49, 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
#157 out of 289 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
67%
29%
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Hispanic
3%
14%
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Black
n/a
2%
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White
1%
12%
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Hawaiian
25%
29%
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Two or more races
4%
14%
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Diversity Score
0.490.79
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in King David Kalakaua Middle 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 King David Kalakaua Middle School is Governor Wallace Rider Farrington High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Governor Sanford B Dole Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Kalihi Kai Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Honolulu Kalihi Kai Elementary School Math: 37% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 551 students
    0.2 miles
    626 Mcneill St
    Honolulu, HI 96817
    (808) 832-3322
    0.2 PK-5 551
  • Honolulu Governor Wallace Rider Farrington High School Math: 25% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,309 students
    0.3 miles
    1564 North King St
    Honolulu, HI 96817
    (808) 832-3600
    0.3 9-12 2,309
  • Honolulu Kalihi Waena Elementary School Math: 39% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 467 students
    0.5 miles
    1240 Gulick Ave
    Honolulu, HI 96819
    (808) 832-3210
    0.5 PK-5 467
  • Honolulu Puuhale Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 224 students
    0.5 miles
    345 Puuhale Rd
    Honolulu, HI 96819
    (808) 832-3190
    0.5 PK-5 224
  • Honolulu Kapalama Elementary School Math: 45% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 566 students
    0.7 miles
    1601 North School St
    Honolulu, HI 96817
    (808) 832-3290
    0.7 PK-5 566

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