Puu Kukui Elementary School

3700 Kehalani Mauka Parkway
Wailuku, HI 96793
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 30%
Serving 694 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Puu Kukui Elementary School ranks in the top 30% 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 56% (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 88% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 89% (majority Asian).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 694 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 88%
  • : Top 30% in HI
  • : 39% (Top 30%)
  • : 56% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), HI Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Puu Kukui Elementary School's student population of 694 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
694 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
45 teachers
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School Rankings

Puu Kukui Elementary School ranks within the top 30% of all 292 schools in Hawaii (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Puu Kukui Elementary School is 0.80, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.80. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (HI)
#86 out of 292 schools
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Puu Kukui Elementary School, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
39%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Puu Kukui 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.
56%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Puu Kukui 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
Asian
21%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Puu Kukui Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
19%
18%
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Black
1%
1%
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White
12%
11%
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Hawaiian
20%
26%
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Two or more races
27%
18%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in HI.
0.80
This chart display the diversity score of Puu Kukui 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
26%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Puu Kukui Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Puu Kukui 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: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), HI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Puu Kukui Elementary School's ranking?
Puu Kukui Elementary School is ranked #86 out of 292 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Hawaii.
What schools are Puu Kukui Elementary School often compared to?
Puu Kukui Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Wailuku Elementary School, Waihee 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 56% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 50% HI state average).
How many students attend Puu Kukui Elementary School?
694 students attend Puu Kukui Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
27% of Puu Kukui Elementary School students are Two or more races, 21% of students are Asian, 20% of students are Hawaiian, 19% of students are Hispanic, 12% of students are White, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Puu Kukui Elementary School?
Puu Kukui Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 14:1.
What grades does Puu Kukui Elementary School offer ?
Puu Kukui Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Puu Kukui Elementary School part of?
Puu Kukui Elementary School is part of Hawaii Department Of Education School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 694 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 88%
  • : Top 30%
  • : 39% (Top 30%)
  • : 56% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), HI Dept. of Education

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