Wahiawa Elementary School

  • Wahiawa Elementary School serves 457 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30% (which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 33% (which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Wahiawa 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Hawaii state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 88%.

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School Overview

  • Wahiawa Elementary School's student population of 457 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students457 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Wahiawa Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 288 schools in Hawaii (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Wahiawa Elementary School is 0.79, which is equal to 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 School Rank (16-17)#237 out of 288 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
n/an/a
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Asian
16%
29%
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Hispanic
24%
14%
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Black
3%
2%
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White
9%
12%
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Hawaiian
31%
29%
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Two or more races
17%
14%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Wahiawa Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in HI.
Diversity Score0.790.79
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
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

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