Puohala Elementary School

45-233 Kulauli St
Kaneohe, HI 96744
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Puohala Elementary School serves 280 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Puohala Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Hawaii for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Hawaii state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 88% (majority Asian).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Puohala Elementary School's student population of 280 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students280 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

Puohala 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 Puohala Elementary School is 0.71, 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
#253 out of 289 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
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Asian
4%
29%
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Hispanic
27%
14%
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Black
n/a
2%
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White
5%
12%
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Hawaiian
43%
29%
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Two or more races
20%
14%
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Diversity Score
0.710.79
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
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 Puohala Elementary School is Castle High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Ke Kula O Samuel M Kamakau - A Laboratory Pcs (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Reverend Benjamin Parker Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Kaneohe Castle High School Math: 26% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,173 student
    0.5 miles
    45-386 Kaneohe Bay Dr
    Kaneohe, HI 96744
    (808) 233-5600
    0.5 9-12 1,173
  • Kaneohe Reverend Benjamin Parker Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-6 | 332 students
    0.6 miles
    45-259 Waikalua Rd
    Kaneohe, HI 96744
    (808) 233-5686
    0.6 PK-6 332
  • Kaneohe Ke Kula O Samuel M Kamakau - A Laboratory Pcs Charter School
    Math: 30-39% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-12 | 133 students
    0.7 miles
    46-500 Kuneki St
    Kaneohe, HI 96744
    (808) 235-9175
    0.7 PK-12 133
  • Kaneohe Kapunahala Elementary School Math: 50% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-6 | 561 students
    0.9 miles
    45-828 Anoi Rd
    Kaneohe, HI 96744
    (808) 233-5650
    0.9 PK-6 561
  • Kaneohe Kaneohe Elementary School Math: 55% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-6 | 617 students
    1.1 miles
    45-495 Kamehameha Hwy
    Kaneohe, HI 96744
    (808) 233-5633
    1.1 PK-6 617

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