Waiakea High School

  • Waiakea High School serves 1,197 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the HI average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 90% 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 1197 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 77 teachers has grown by 10% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,197 students
Waiakea High School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Waiakea High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers77 teachers
Waiakea High School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeWaiakea 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 0.73 is less than the state average of 0.78. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School(HI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
Waiakea High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
American Indian
n/an/a
Waiakea High School American Indian Students (2004-2012)
Asian
30%
30%
Waiakea High School Asian Students (1989-2016)
Hispanic
8%
12%
Waiakea High School Black Students (1989-2016)
Black
n/a
2%
Waiakea High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
10%
13%
Waiakea High School White Students (1989-2016)
Hawaiian
40%
30%
Waiakea High School Hawaiian Students (2011-2016)
Two or more races
12%
12%
Waiakea High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsWaiakea High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownHI All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.730.78
Waiakea High School Diversity Score (1989-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
40%
Waiakea High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
10%
Waiakea High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

District Comparison

  • Hawaii Department Of Education School District's student population of 181,995 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 75% has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District NameHawaii Department Of Education School District
Number of Schools
Managed
290
n/a
Number of Students Managed181,995n/a
Hawaii Department Of Education School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate75%n/a
Hawaii Department Of Education School District Graduation Rate (1999-2015)
District Total Revenue$2,565 MMn/a
Hawaii Department Of Education School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$2,216 MMn/a
Hawaii Department Of Education School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$13,882n/a
Hawaii Department Of Education School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$11,991n/a
Hawaii Department Of Education School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2016 (latest year available) NCES, HI Dept. of Education

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    0.5 miles
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  • HiloWaiakea Intermediate School
    Grades: 6-8 | 858 students
    0.5 miles
    200 W Puainako St
    HiloHI 96720
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  • HiloChiefess Kapiolani Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 346 students
    0.9 miles
    966 Kilauea Ave
    HiloHI 96720
    (808)974-4160
    0.9PK-6346
  • HiloWaiakeawaena Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 712 students
    1.3 miles
    2420 Kilauea Ave
    HiloHI 96720
    (808)981-7200
    1.3PK-5712
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    1.8 miles
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    HiloHI 96720
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Hawaii public schools have a diversity score of 0.78, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse school district in Hawaii is Hawaii Department Of Education School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Hawaii or national school diversity statistics.