Nuuanu Elementary School

3055 Puiwa Ln
Honolulu, HI 96817
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Nuuanu Elementary School serves 338 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Nuuanu Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Hawaii for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75-79% (which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80-84% (which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Hawaii state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 89% (majority Asian).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 338 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in HI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 80-84% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), HI Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Nuuanu Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Hawaii for:

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School Overview

Nuuanu Elementary School's student population of 338 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
338 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
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School Rankings

Nuuanu Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 292 schools in Hawaii (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Nuuanu Elementary School is 0.66, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.80. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (HI)
Overall Testing Rank
#3 out of 292 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
47%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Nuuanu Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
10%
18%
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Black
n/a
1%
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White
2%
11%
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Hawaiian
8%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Nuuanu Elementary School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Two or more races
33%
18%
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All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Nuuanu Elementary School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in HI.
Diversity Score
0.66
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Nuuanu Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Nuuanu Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), HI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Nuuanu Elementary School's ranking?
Nuuanu Elementary School is ranked #3 out of 292 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in Hawaii.
What schools are Nuuanu Elementary School often compared to?
Nuuanu Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Maemae Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
75-79% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% HI state average), while 80-84% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 50% HI state average).
How many students attend Nuuanu Elementary School?
338 students attend Nuuanu Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
47% of Nuuanu Elementary School students are Asian, 33% of students are Two or more races, 10% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Hawaiian, and 2% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Nuuanu Elementary School?
Nuuanu Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 14:1.
What grades does Nuuanu Elementary School offer ?
Nuuanu Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Nuuanu Elementary School part of?
Nuuanu Elementary School is part of Hawaii Department Of Education School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 338 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 80-84% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), HI Dept. of Education

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