King Kaumualii Elementary School

4381 Hanamaulu Rd
Lihue, HI 96766
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
King Kaumualii Elementary School serves 545 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
King Kaumualii Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Hawaii for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 49% (which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 56% (which is higher 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 95% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 89% (majority Asian).

Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 545 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in HI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 49% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 56% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), HI Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

King Kaumualii Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Hawaii for:

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School Overview

King Kaumualii Elementary School's student population of 545 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
545 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
43 teachers
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School Rankings

King Kaumualii Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 King Kaumualii Elementary 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
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State Level (HI)
Overall Testing Rank
#67 out of 292 schools
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall school rank of King Kaumualii Elementary School, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
28%
26%
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Hispanic
19%
18%
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Black
n/a
1%
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White
5%
11%
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Hawaiian
23%
26%
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Two or more races
25%
18%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.78
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in King Kaumualii Elementary 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
9%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in King Kaumualii Elementary 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 King Kaumualii Elementary School's ranking?
King Kaumualii Elementary School is ranked #67 out of 292 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Hawaii.
What schools are King Kaumualii Elementary School often compared to?
King Kaumualii Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Elsie H Wilcox Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
49% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% HI state average), while 56% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 50% HI state average).
How many students attend King Kaumualii Elementary School?
545 students attend King Kaumualii Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
28% of King Kaumualii Elementary School students are Asian, 25% of students are Two or more races, 23% of students are Hawaiian, 19% of students are Hispanic, and 5% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of King Kaumualii Elementary School?
King Kaumualii Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 14:1.
What grades does King Kaumualii Elementary School offer ?
King Kaumualii Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is King Kaumualii Elementary School part of?
King Kaumualii Elementary School is part of Hawaii Department Of Education School District.

School Reviews

5   6/20/2014
Thank u ... King k was the best school I ever been too! I've been there for 6 years or 5 but it was the best.. Kids like us should start going there cause it is the best school in the universe ...
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Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 545 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 49% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 56% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), HI Dept. of Education

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