Kua O Ka La - Ncpcs

  • Kua O Ka La - Ncpcs serves 202 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Hawaii state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 87%.

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School Overview

  • Kua O Ka La - Ncpcs's student population of 202 students has declined by 27% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students202 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Kua O Ka La - Ncpcs's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Kua O Ka La - Ncpcs is 0.75, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (HI)
Overall School Rank#287 out of 288 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
42%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Kua O Ka La - Ncpcs and the public school average student teacher ratio of Hawaii by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
n/an/a
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Asian
4%
29%
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Hispanic
21%
13%
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Black
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Kua O Ka La - Ncpcs and the percentage of Black public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
White
24%
13%
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Hawaiian
37%
30%
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Two or more races
14%
13%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Kua O Ka La - Ncpcs.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in HI.
Diversity Score0.750.37
This chart display the diversity score of Kua O Ka La - Ncpcs and the public school average diversity score of Hawaii by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate40-59%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kua O Ka La - Ncpcs and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHawaii Department of Education School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, HI Dept. of Education

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