Waiakea Elementary School

  • Waiakea Elementary School serves 814 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the HI average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 87%.
  • Waiakea Elementary School operates within the Hawaii Department Of Education School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 814 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 48 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades PK-5
Total Students814 students
Waiakea Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Waiakea Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers48 teachers
Waiakea Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeWaiakea Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(HI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
Waiakea Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
n/an/a
Waiakea Elementary School American Indian Students (2005-2008)
Asian
23%
31%
Waiakea Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
16%
11%
Waiakea Elementary School Black Students (1990-2015)
Black
n/a
2%
Waiakea Elementary School Black Students (1988-2012)
White
6%
13%
Waiakea Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
34%
31%
Waiakea Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2015)
Two or more races
21%
11%
Waiakea Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsWaiakea Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownHI All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.770.77
Waiakea Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
50%
40%
Waiakea Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
10%
Waiakea Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Hawaii Department Of Education School District's student population of 181,230 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $13,729 in this district is less than the state average of $14,234. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,858 is less than the state average of $12,295. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameHawaii Department Of Education School District
Number of Schools
Managed
288
n/a
Number of Students Managed181,230n/a
Hawaii Department Of Education School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue$2,565 MM$2,565 MM
Hawaii Department Of Education School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending$2,216 MM$2,216 MM
Hawaii Department Of Education School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student$13,729$14,234
Hawaii Department Of Education School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student$11,858$12,295
Hawaii Department Of Education School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, HI Dept. of Education

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