Waiakea Intermediate School

  • Waiakea Intermediate School serves 848 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35% (which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 45% (which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Hawaii state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 87%.

School Overview

  • Waiakea Intermediate School's student population of 848 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 53 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students848 students
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Total Classroom Teachers53 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Waiakea Intermediate School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Waiakea Intermediate School is 0.70, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.78. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (HI)
Overall School Rank#137 out of 288 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Waiakea Intermediate School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Waiakea Intermediate School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Hawaii by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Waiakea Intermediate School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Hawaii by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
34%
29%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Waiakea Intermediate School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
7%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Waiakea Intermediate School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Waiakea Intermediate School and the percentage of Black public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
White
10%
13%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Waiakea Intermediate School and the percentage of White public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hawaiian
42%
30%
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Waiakea Intermediate School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
7%
13%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Waiakea Intermediate School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in HI.
Diversity Score0.700.78
This chart display the diversity score of Waiakea Intermediate School and the public school average diversity score of Hawaii by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Waiakea Intermediate School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
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 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHawaii Department of Education School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, HI Dept. of Education

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