Makalapa Elementary School

  • Makalapa Elementary School serves 654 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 56% (which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 63% (which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Hawaii state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 87%.

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School Overview

  • Makalapa Elementary School's student population of 654 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students654 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Makalapa Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Makalapa Elementary School is 0.79, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.78. 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#72 out of 288 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Makalapa Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Makalapa Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Hawaii by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Makalapa Elementary School 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
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Makalapa Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Asian
31%
29%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Makalapa Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
12%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Makalapa Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
10%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Makalapa Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
26%
13%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Makalapa Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hawaiian
16%
30%
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Makalapa Elementary School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
5%
13%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Makalapa Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Makalapa Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in HI.
Diversity Score0.790.78
This chart display the diversity score of Makalapa Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Hawaii by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Makalapa Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
17%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Makalapa Elementary School 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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