Pauoa Elementary School

2301 Pauoa Rd
Honolulu, HI 96813
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 10%
Serving 356 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Pauoa Elementary School ranks in the top 10% of all schools in Hawaii for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75-79% (which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 38%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 52%).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 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: 356 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : Top 10% in HI
  • : 75-79% (Top 5%)
  • : 70-74% (Top 10%)
  • : 70-79% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), HI Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Pauoa Elementary School's student population of 356 students has grown by 21% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
356 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Pauoa Elementary School ranks within the top 10% of all 292 schools in Hawaii (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Pauoa Elementary School is 0.76, 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.
This School
State Level (HI)
#15 out of 292 schools
(Top 10%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Pauoa Elementary School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
75-79%
38%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Pauoa Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
70-74%
52%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pauoa Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Hawaii by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
70-79%
40%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Pauoa Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Pauoa Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Hawaii by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
This chart displays the percentage of American Indian students in Pauoa Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Asian
29%
26%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Pauoa Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
22%
18%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Pauoa Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
n/a
1%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Pauoa Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
2%
11%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Pauoa Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
26%
26%
This chart displays the percentage of Hawaiian students in Pauoa 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
21%
18%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Pauoa Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Pauoa Elementary School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Hawaii.
0.76
This chart displays the diversity score of Pauoa Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Hawaii by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
39%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Pauoa 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
10%
8%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pauoa 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: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), HI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Pauoa Elementary School's ranking?
Pauoa Elementary School is ranked #15 out of 292 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Hawaii.
What schools are Pauoa Elementary School often compared to?
Pauoa Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Maemae Elementary School, Nuuanu 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 38% HI state average), while 70-74% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% HI state average).
How many students attend Pauoa Elementary School?
356 students attend Pauoa Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
29% of Pauoa Elementary School students are Asian, 26% of students are Hawaiian, 22% of students are Hispanic, 21% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Pauoa Elementary School?
Pauoa Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 14:1.
What grades does Pauoa Elementary School offer ?
Pauoa Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Pauoa Elementary School part of?
Pauoa Elementary School is part of Hawaii Department Of Education School District.
In what neighborhood is Pauoa Elementary School located?
Pauoa Elementary School is located in the Nuuanu Punchbowl neighborhood of Honolulu, HI. There are 2 other public schools located in Nuuanu Punchbowl.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 356 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : Top 10%
  • : 75-79% (Top 5%)
  • : 70-74% (Top 10%)
  • : 70-79% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), HI Dept. of Education

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