Waiakea High School

  • Waiakea High School serves 1,219 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the HI average of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 87%.
  • Waiakea High School operates within the Hawaii Department Of Education School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1219 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 75 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,219 students
Waiakea High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Waiakea High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 75 teachers
Waiakea High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Waiakea High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.72 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 16:1 17:1
Waiakea High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
n/a n/a
Waiakea High School American Indian Students (2004-2012)
Asian
33%
31%
Waiakea High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
7%
11%
Waiakea High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
n/a
2%
Waiakea High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
9%
13%
Waiakea High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
39%
31%
Waiakea High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2015)
Two or more races
12%
11%
Waiakea High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Waiakea High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown HI 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.
0.72 0.36
Waiakea High 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.
39%
40%
Waiakea High 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.
9%
10%
Waiakea High 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 district's graduation rate of 75% has decreased from 95% over five years.
School District Name Hawaii Department Of Education School District
Number of Schools
Managed
288
n/a
Number of Students Managed 181,230 n/a
Hawaii Department Of Education School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 75% n/a
Hawaii Department Of Education School District Graduation Rate (2000-2010)
District Total Revenue $2,697 MM n/a
Hawaii Department Of Education School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $2,515 MM n/a
Hawaii Department Of Education School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $14,434 n/a
Hawaii Department Of Education School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $13,462 n/a
Hawaii Department Of Education School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, HI Dept. of Education

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • HiloWaiakea Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 814 students
    0.5 miles
    180 W Puainako St
    HiloHI 96720
    (808)981-7215
    0.5PK-5814
  • HiloWaiakea Intermediate School
    Grades: 6-8 | 848 students
    0.5 miles
    200 W Puainako St
    HiloHI 96720
    (808)981-7231
    0.56-8848
  • HiloChiefess Kapiolani Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 345 students
    0.9 miles
    966 Kilauea Ave
    HiloHI 96720
    (808)974-4160
    0.9PK-6345
  • HiloWaiakeawaena Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 667 students
    1.3 miles
    2420 Kilauea Ave
    HiloHI 96720
    (808)981-7200
    1.3PK-5667
  • HiloConnections - New Century Pcs
    Grades: KG-12 | 350 students
    1.8 miles
    174 Kamehameha Ave
    HiloHI 96720
    (808)961-3664
    1.8KG-12350

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