Pukalani Elementary School

2945 Iolani St
Makawao, HI 96768
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Pukalani Elementary School serves 416 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Pukalani Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Hawaii for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 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% (majority Asian).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Pukalani Elementary School's student population of 416 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 31% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
416 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

Pukalani Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 289 schools in Hawaii (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
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 Data
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State Level (HI)
Overall Testing Rank
#52 out of 289 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
11%
29%
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Hispanic
23%
14%
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Black
n/a
2%
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White
12%
12%
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Hawaiian
24%
29%
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Two or more races
30%
14%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.78
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Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
9%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, HI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 416 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 88%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in HI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.78 (Top 20%)

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