Pahoa Elementary School

Pahoa Elementary School serves 399 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Pahoa 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 30% (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 30-34% (which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Hawaii state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 88% (majority Asian and Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Pahoa Elementary School's student population of 399 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students399 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

Pahoa 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 Pahoa Elementary School is 0.77, 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
#245 out of 289 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
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Asian
12%
29%
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Hispanic
30%
14%
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Black
n/a
2%
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White
9%
12%
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Hawaiian
29%
29%
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Two or more races
19%
14%
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Diversity Score
0.770.79
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Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
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 and middle school to Pahoa Elementary School is Pahoa High & Intermediate School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Keonepoko Elementary School (1.5 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Pahoa Pahoa High & Intermediate School Math: 23% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 532 students
    0.0 miles
    15-3038 Puna Rd
    Pahoa, HI 96778
    (808) 965-2150
    0 7-12 532
  • Pahoa Keonepoko Elementary School Math: 19% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 607 students
    1.5 miles
    15-890 Kahakai Blvd
    Pahoa, HI 96778
    (808) 965-2131
    1.5 PK-6 607
  • Pahoa Hawaii Academy Of Arts & Science Pcs Charter School
    Math: 27% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 644 students
    2.9 miles
    15-1397 Homestead Rd
    Pahoa, HI 96778
    (808) 965-3730
    2.9 K-12 644
  • Pahoa Kua O Ka La - Ncpcs Charter School
    Math: 15-19% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-12 | 200 students
    5.6 miles
    14-5322 Kaimu-kapoho Rd
    Pahoa, HI 96778
    (808) 965-5098
    5.6 PK-12 200
  • Keaau Ke Kula O Nawahiokalaniopuu Iki - Laboratory Pcs Charter School
    Math: 20-24% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 426 students
    10.1 miles
    16-120 Opukahaia St, Suite 2
    Keaau, HI 96749
    (808) 982-4260
    10.1 PK-8 426

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