Kula Elementary School

5000 Kula Hwy
Kula, HI 96790
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Kula Elementary School serves 439 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Kula Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Hawaii for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 61% (which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 66% (which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Hawaii state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 88% (majority Asian).

Top Placements

Kula Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Hawaii for:

School Overview

Kula Elementary School's student population of 439 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students439 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Kula Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

Kula Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Kula Elementary School is 0.77, 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
#48 out of 289 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
n/an/a
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Asian
3%
29%
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Hispanic
22%
14%
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Black
1%
2%
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White
21%
12%
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Hawaiian
24%
29%
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Two or more races
29%
14%
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Diversity Score
0.770.79
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kula Elementary 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 Kula Elementary School is King Kekaulike High School (3.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Samuel Enoka Kalama Intermediate School (4.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Makawao King Kekaulike High School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,088 student
    3.7 miles
    121 Kula Hwy
    Makawao, HI 96768
    (808) 573-8710
    3.7 9-12 1,088
  • Makawao Samuel Enoka Kalama Intermediate School Math: 27% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 856 students
    4.7 miles
    120 Makani Rd
    Makawao, HI 96768
    (808) 573-8735
    4.7 6-8 856
  • Makawao Pukalani Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 416 students
    4.8 miles
    2945 Iolani St
    Makawao, HI 96768
    (808) 573-8760
    4.8 PK-5 416
  • Makawao Makawao Elementary School Math: 49% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 553 students
    5.8 miles
    3542 Baldwin Ave
    Makawao, HI 96768
    (808) 573-8770
    5.8 PK-5 553
  • Kihei Kihei Charter School Charter School
    Math: 45% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 520 students
    7.9 miles
    300 Ohukai Rd, Suite 209
    Kihei, HI 96753
    (808) 875-0700
    7.9 K-12 520

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