Nuuanu Elementary School

  • Nuuanu Elementary School serves 370 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (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 75-79% (which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher 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%.

Top Placements

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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 grown by 9% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award 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 288 schools in Hawaii (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • 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 School Rank (16-17)#8 out of 288 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
50%
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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
4%
12%
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Hawaiian
12%
29%
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Two or more races
31%
14%
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Diversity Score0.700.79
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Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
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

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