Kohala Middle School

  • Kohala Middle School serves 179 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (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 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the Hawaii state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Kohala 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 student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Hawaii state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 88%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Kohala Middle School's student population of 179 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students179 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Kohala 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Kohala Middle School is 0.71, 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 School Rank#219 out of 289 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
n/an/a
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Asian
22%
29%
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Hispanic
11%
14%
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Black
n/a
2%
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White
10%
12%
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Hawaiian
47%
29%
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Two or more races
10%
14%
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Diversity Score0.710.79
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
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

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Kapaau Kohala Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 330 students
    2.7 miles
    54-3609 Akoni Pule Hwy
    Kapaau, HI 96755
    (808)889-7100
    2.7 PK-5 330
  • Kapaau Kohala High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 253 students
    2.7 miles
    54-3611 Akoni Pule Hwy
    Kapaau, HI 96755
    (808)889-7117
    2.7 9-12 253
  • Kamuela Kanu O Ka Aina - New Century Pcs Charter School
    Grades: K-12 | 559 students
    15.8 miles
    64-1043 Hiiaka St
    Kamuela, HI 96743
    (808)887-8144
    15.8 K-12 559
  • Kamuela Waimea Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 530 students
    16.1 miles
    67-1225 Mamalahoa Hwy
    Kamuela, HI 96743
    (808)887-7636
    16.1 PK-5 530
  • Kamuela Waimea Middle - Pccs Charter School
    Grades: 6-8 | 258 students
    16.1 miles
    67-1229 Mamalahoa Hwy
    Kamuela, HI 96743
    (808)887-6090
    16.1 6-8 258

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