2175 Lihipali Ave
Hoolehua, HI 96729
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
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Bottom 50%
Molokai Middle School serves 199 students in grades 7-8.
Molokai 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20% (which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Hawaii state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 88% (majority Asian).

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School Overview

Molokai Middle School's student population of 199 students has grown by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
199 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
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School Rankings

Molokai 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 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Molokai Middle School is 0.35, 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 Data
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State Level (HI)
Overall Testing Rank
#270 out of 289 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
12%
29%
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Hispanic
1%
14%
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Black
n/a
2%
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White
4%
12%
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Hawaiian
80%
29%
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Two or more races
3%
14%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.35
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Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
9%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, HI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Students: 199 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in HI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.35 (Btm 50%)

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