Puuhale Elementary School

345 Puuhale Rd
Honolulu, HI 96819
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Puuhale Elementary School serves 224 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Puuhale Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Hawaii for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the Hawaii state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Hawaii state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Puuhale Elementary School's student population of 224 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 19% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students224 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

Puuhale 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 Puuhale Elementary School is 0.63, 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
#158 out of 289 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
45%
29%
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Hispanic
10%
14%
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Black
n/a
2%
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White
n/a
12%
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Hawaiian
40%
29%
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Two or more races
5%
14%
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Diversity Score
0.630.79
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
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 Puuhale Elementary School is Governor Wallace Rider Farrington High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is King David Kalakaua Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Kalihi Kai Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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