King Kekaulike High School

121 Kula Hwy
Makawao, HI 96768
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
King Kekaulike High School serves 1,167 students in grades 9-12.
King Kekaulike High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Hawaii for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (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 60-64% (which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Hawaii state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 89% (majority Asian).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,167 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 75%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 76% (Btm 50% in HI)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), HI Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

King Kekaulike High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Hawaii for:

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School Overview

King Kekaulike High School's student population of 1,167 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 76 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,167 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
76 teachers
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School Rankings

King Kekaulike High School is ranked within the top 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 King Kekaulike High School is 0.79, 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
#107 out of 292 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
12%
26%
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Hispanic
18%
18%
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Black
1%
1%
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White
25%
11%
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Hawaiian
30%
26%
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Two or more races
14%
18%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.79
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Graduation Rate
76%
86%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
8%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), HI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is King Kekaulike High School's ranking?
King Kekaulike High School is ranked #107 out of 292 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Hawaii.
What schools are King Kekaulike High School often compared to?
King Kekaulike High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Lahainaluna High School, Maui High School, Henry Perrine Baldwin High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
25-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% HI state average), while 60-64% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 50% HI state average).
What is the graduation rate of King Kekaulike High School?
The graduation rate of King Kekaulike High School is 76%, which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 86%.
How many students attend King Kekaulike High School?
1,167 students attend King Kekaulike High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
30% of King Kekaulike High School students are Hawaiian, 25% of students are White, 18% of students are Hispanic, 14% of students are Two or more races, 12% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of King Kekaulike High School?
King Kekaulike High School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 14:1.
What grades does King Kekaulike High School offer ?
King Kekaulike High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is King Kekaulike High School part of?
King Kekaulike High School is part of Hawaii Department Of Education School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,167 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 75%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 76% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), HI Dept. of Education

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