Pearl Harbor Kai Elementary School

  • Pearl Harbor Kai Elementary School serves 457 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 56% (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 66% (which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Pearl Harbor Kai Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Hawaii for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Hawaii state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 88%.

Top Placements

Pearl Harbor Kai Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Hawaii for:

School Overview

  • Pearl Harbor Kai Elementary School's student population of 457 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students457 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Pearl Harbor Kai Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 289 schools in Hawaii (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Pearl Harbor Kai Elementary School is 0.76, 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#61 out of 289 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
11%
29%
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Hispanic
26%
14%
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Black
9%
2%
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White
36%
12%
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Hawaiian
2%
29%
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Two or more races
16%
14%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Pearl Harbor Kai Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in HI.
Diversity Score0.760.79
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Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pearl Harbor Kai Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
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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No Child Left Behind all the way, no room for projects or anything but just that. Music Teacher wonderful, but no Art at all. Facilities are ok. Parents are not involved, but probably because they are not invited by Principal. For example: The open house welcome of the Principal at this elemantary school was on closed ciruit, she could not take the time for this important evening to attend in person, and so the story goes. It seems that she is a good administrator to keep the figures straight, as far as caring for the kids, no. I would not recommend this school presently, although there are some wonderful teachers, but also those teachers who do not believe in the public school system and they send their own children to a private school. Go figure!
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