Pohakea Elementary School

91-750 Fort Weaver Rd
Ewa Beach, HI 96706
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Pohakea Elementary School serves 526 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Pohakea Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Hawaii for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 43% (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 50% (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 93% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 88% (majority Asian).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Pohakea Elementary School's student population of 526 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students526 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

Pohakea 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 Pohakea Elementary School is 0.78, 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
#148 out of 289 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
31%
29%
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Hispanic
17%
14%
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Black
1%
2%
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White
7%
12%
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Hawaiian
22%
29%
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Two or more races
22%
14%
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Diversity Score
0.780.79
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Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
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 to Pohakea Elementary School is James Campbell High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Ilima Intermediate School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ewa Beach Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Ewa Beach Ilima Intermediate School Math: 32% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 870 students
    0.2 miles
    91-884 Fort Weaver Rd
    Ewa Beach, HI 96706
    (808) 689-1250
    0.2 7-8 870
  • Ewa Beach Ewa Beach Elementary School Math: 48% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 758 students
    0.3 miles
    91-740 Papipi Rd
    Ewa Beach, HI 96706
    (808) 689-1271
    0.3 PK-6 758
  • Ewa Beach James Campbell High School Math: 25% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 3,110 students
    0.3 miles
    91-980 North Rd
    Ewa Beach, HI 96706
    (808) 689-1200
    0.3 9-12 3,110
  • Ewa Beach Kaimiloa Elementary School Math: 39% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 646 students
    0.4 miles
    91-1028 Kaunolu St
    Ewa Beach, HI 96706
    (808) 689-1280
    0.4 PK-6 646
  • Ewa Beach Keoneula Elementary School Math: 40% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 1,055 student
    0.8 miles
    91-970 Kaileolea Dr
    Ewa Beach, HI 96706
    (808) 689-1380
    0.8 PK-6 1,055

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