Pahoa High & Intermediate School

15-3038 Puna Rd
Pahoa, HI 96778
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Pahoa High & Intermediate School serves 532 students in grades 7-12.
Pahoa High & Intermediate 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 23% (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 44% (which is lower 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 89% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 88% (majority Asian).

Top Placements

Pahoa High & Intermediate School places among the top 20% of public schools in Hawaii for:

School Overview

Pahoa High & Intermediate School's student population of 532 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 19% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students532 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

Pahoa High & Intermediate 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 High & Intermediate School is 0.67, 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
#242 out of 289 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
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Asian
15%
29%
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Hispanic
12%
14%
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Black
n/a
2%
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White
11%
12%
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Hawaiian
53%
29%
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Two or more races
8%
14%
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Diversity Score
0.670.79
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Graduation Rate
70-74%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
74%
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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Pahoa High & Intermediate School is Hawaii Academy Of Arts & Science Pcs (2.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pahoa Elementary School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Pahoa Pahoa Elementary School Math: 30% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 399 students
    0.0 miles
    15-3030 Puna Rd
    Pahoa, HI 96778
    (808) 965-2141
    0 PK-6 399
  • 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

School Reviews

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