Mayor Joseph J Fern Elementary School

1121 Middle St
Honolulu, HI 96819
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Mayor Joseph J Fern Elementary School serves 438 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Mayor Joseph J Fern Elementary 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 percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 26% (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 27% (which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Hawaii state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

Mayor Joseph J Fern Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Hawaii for:

School Overview

Mayor Joseph J Fern Elementary School's student population of 438 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students438 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

Mayor Joseph J Fern Elementary 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 diversity score of Mayor Joseph J Fern Elementary School is 0.64, 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
#256 out of 289 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mayor Joseph J Fern 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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
33%
29%
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Hispanic
8%
14%
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Black
n/a
2%
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White
n/a
12%
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Hawaiian
49%
29%
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Two or more races
10%
14%
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Diversity Score
0.640.79
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
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

The nearest high school to Mayor Joseph J Fern Elementary School is Governor Wallace Rider Farrington High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Governor Sanford B Dole Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Linapuni Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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