Pukalani Elementary School

2945 Iolani St
Makawao, HI 96768
(School attendance zone shown in map)
7/
10
Top 50%
Serving 436 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Pukalani Elementary School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Hawaii for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 39% (which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 32%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 52% (which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 50%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Hawaii state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 89% (majority Asian).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 436 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 87%
  • : Top 50% in HI
  • : 39% (Top 30%)
  • : 52% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), HI Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Pukalani Elementary School's student population of 436 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
436 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

Pukalani Elementary School ranks within the top 50% of all 292 schools in Hawaii (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Pukalani Elementary School is 0.78, 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.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (HI)
#100 out of 292 schools
(Top 50%)
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39%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Pukalani 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 2020-21 school year data.
52%
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 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
11%
26%
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Hispanic
24%
18%
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Black
n/a
1%
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White
13%
11%
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Hawaiian
23%
26%
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Two or more races
29%
18%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.78
This chart display the diversity score of Pukalani 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
41%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
8%
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 2021-22 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), HI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Pukalani Elementary School's ranking?
Pukalani Elementary School is ranked #100 out of 292 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Hawaii.
What schools are Pukalani Elementary School often compared to?
Pukalani Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Kula Elementary School, Makawao Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% HI state average), while 52% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 50% HI state average).
How many students attend Pukalani Elementary School?
436 students attend Pukalani Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
29% of Pukalani Elementary School students are Two or more races, 24% of students are Hispanic, 23% of students are Hawaiian, 13% of students are White, and 11% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Pukalani Elementary School?
Pukalani Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 14:1.
What grades does Pukalani Elementary School offer ?
Pukalani Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Pukalani Elementary School part of?
Pukalani Elementary School is part of Hawaii Department Of Education School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 436 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 87%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 39% (Top 30%)
  • : 52% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), HI Dept. of Education

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