Pukalani Elementary School

  • Pukalani Elementary School serves 416 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45% (which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 54% (which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Pukalani Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Hawaii for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Hawaii state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the Hawaii state average of 88%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Pukalani Elementary School's student population of 416 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students416 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Pukalani Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 288 schools in Hawaii (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Pukalani 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 School Rank (16-17)#114 out of 288 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pukalani 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
n/an/a
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Asian
11%
29%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Pukalani Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
22%
14%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Pukalani Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Pukalani Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
White
12%
12%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Pukalani Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
24%
29%
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Pukalani Elementary School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
31%
14%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Pukalani Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in HI.
Diversity Score0.780.79
This chart display the diversity score of Pukalani Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Hawaii by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Pukalani Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pukalani 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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