Nuuanu Elementary School

3055 Puiwa Ln
Honolulu, HI 96817
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 5%
Nuuanu Elementary School serves 370 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (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 80-84% (which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Hawaii state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 88% (majority Asian).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Nuuanu Elementary School's student population of 370 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2006, 2013)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students370 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

Nuuanu Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Nuuanu Elementary School is 0.70, 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
#7 out of 289 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
n/an/a
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Asian
43%
29%
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Hispanic
10%
14%
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Black
n/a
2%
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White
5%
12%
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Hawaiian
11%
29%
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Two or more races
31%
14%
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Diversity Score
0.700.79
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Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
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 Nuuanu Elementary School is Halau Ku Mana - A New Century Pcs (1.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Prince David Kawananakoa Middle School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Maemae Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Honolulu Maemae Elementary School Math: 74% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-6 | 680 students
    0.9 miles
    319 Wyllie St
    Honolulu, HI 96817
    (808) 595-5400
    0.9 PK-6 680
  • Honolulu Pauoa Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 285 students
    1.3 miles
    2301 Pauoa Rd
    Honolulu, HI 96813
    (808) 587-4500
    1.3 PK-5 285
  • Honolulu President Abraham Lincoln Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 341 students
    1.6 miles
    615 Auwaiolimu St
    Honolulu, HI 96813
    (808) 587-4480
    1.6 PK-5 341
  • Honolulu Prince David Kawananakoa Middle School Math: 50% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-8 | 775 students
    1.6 miles
    49 Funchal St
    Honolulu, HI 96813
    (808) 587-4430
    1.6 6-8 775
  • Honolulu Lanakila Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 389 students
    1.7 miles
    717 North Kuakini St
    Honolulu, HI 96817
    (808) 587-4466
    1.7 PK-5 389

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