Waiakea Elementary School

Waiakea Elementary School serves 883 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the HI average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 86%.
Waiakea Elementary School operates within the Hawaii Department Of Education School District.

School Overview

The student population of 883 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 883 students
Waiakea Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Waiakea Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 46 teachers
Waiakea Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Waiakea Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.75 is more than the state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (HI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 17:1
Waiakea Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
25%
32%
Waiakea Elementary School Asian Students (1989-2013)
Hispanic
14%
10%
Waiakea Elementary School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
5%
14%
Waiakea Elementary School White Students (1989-2013)
Hawaiian
36%
32%
Waiakea Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2013)
Two or more races
20%
10%
Waiakea Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
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.
0.75 0.36
Waiakea Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
49%
40%
Waiakea Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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.
6%
10%
Waiakea Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Hawaii Department Of Education School District's student population of 186,825 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $14,234 in this district is less than the state average of $14,234. The district revenue/student has declined by 5% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $12,295 is less than the state average of $12,295. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Hawaii Department Of Education School District
Number of Schools
Managed
290
290
Number of Students Managed 186,825 186,825
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 (1992-2014)
District Spending $2,216 MM $2,216 MM
Hawaii Department Of Education School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $14,234 $14,234
Hawaii Department Of Education School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $12,295 $12,295
Hawaii Department Of Education School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, HI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Waiakea High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Waiakea Intermediate School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Waiakeawaena Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • HiloWaiakea Intermediate School
    Grades: 6-8 | 892 students
    0.1 miles
    200 West Puainako St
    HiloHI 96720
    (808)981-7231
    0.16-8892
  • HiloWaiakea High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1197 students
    0.5 miles
    155 West Kawili St
    HiloHI 96720
    (808)974-4888
    0.59-121197
  • HiloWaiakeawaena Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 719 students
    0.9 miles
    2420 Kilauea Ave
    HiloHI 96720
    (808)981-7200
    0.9PK-5719
  • HiloChiefess Kapiolani Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 387 students
    1.4 miles
    966 Kilauea Ave
    HiloHI 96720
    (808)974-4160
    1.4PK-6387
  • HiloConnections - New Century PcsCharter School
    Grades: KG-12 | 350 students
    2.3 miles
    174 Kamehameha Ave
    HiloHI 96720
    (808)961-3664
    2.3KG-12350

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