Waiakea Intermediate School

200 W Puainako St
Hilo, HI 96720
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Waiakea Intermediate School serves 867 students in grades 6-8.
Waiakea Intermediate School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Hawaii for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 39% (which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55% (which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Hawaii state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 88% (majority Asian).

School Overview

Waiakea Intermediate School's student population of 867 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 56 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students867 students
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Total Classroom Teachers56 teachers
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School Comparison

Waiakea Intermediate School is ranked within the top 50% of all 289 schools in Hawaii (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Waiakea Intermediate School is 0.75, which is less than 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 Testing Rank
#143 out of 289 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
28%
29%
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Hispanic
13%
14%
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Black
n/a
2%
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White
9%
12%
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Hawaiian
37%
29%
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Two or more races
13%
14%
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Diversity Score
0.750.79
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Waiakea Intermediate School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Waiakea Intermediate School is Waiakea High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Connections - New Century Pcs (2.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Waiakea Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Hilo Waiakea Elementary School Math: 47% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 873 students
    0.1 miles
    180 W Puainako St
    Hilo, HI 96720
    (808) 981-7215
    0.1 PK-5 873
  • Hilo Waiakea High School Math: 39% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,256 student
    0.5 miles
    155 W Kawili St
    Hilo, HI 96720
    (808) 974-4888
    0.5 9-12 1,256
  • Hilo Waiakeawaena Elementary School Math: 48% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 733 students
    0.9 miles
    2420 Kilauea Ave
    Hilo, HI 96720
    (808) 981-7200
    0.9 PK-5 733
  • Hilo Chiefess Kapiolani Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 342 students
    1.4 miles
    966 Kilauea Ave
    Hilo, HI 96720
    (808) 974-4160
    1.4 PK-6 342
  • Hilo Connections - New Century Pcs Charter School
    Math: 15-19% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 363 students
    2.2 miles
    174 Kamehameha Ave
    Hilo, HI 96720
    (808) 961-3664
    2.2 K-12 363

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