Waiakea Intermediate School

200 W Puainako St

Hilo, HI 96720
(School attendance zone shown in map)

Tel: (808)981-7231
  • Waiakea Intermediate School serves 858 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the HI average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 87%.
  • Waiakea Intermediate School operates within the Hawaii Department Of Education School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 858 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 57 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students858 students
Waiakea Intermediate School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Waiakea Intermediate School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers57 teachers
Waiakea Intermediate School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeWaiakea Intermediate School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.68 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 Ratio15:116:1
Waiakea Intermediate School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
Asian
34%
30%
Waiakea Intermediate School Asian Students (1989-2016)
Hispanic
8%
12%
Waiakea Intermediate School Black Students (1988-2016)
Black
n/a
2%
Waiakea Intermediate School Black Students (1991-2012)
White
8%
13%
Waiakea Intermediate School White Students (1989-2016)
Hawaiian
44%
30%
Waiakea Intermediate School Hawaiian Students (2011-2016)
Two or more races
6%
12%
Waiakea Intermediate School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsWaiakea Intermediate School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownHI All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.680.78
Waiakea Intermediate School Diversity Score (1989-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
40%
Waiakea Intermediate School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
10%
Waiakea Intermediate 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.
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)
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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • HiloWaiakea Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 816 students
    0.1 miles
    180 W Puainako St
    HiloHI 96720
    (808)981-7215
    0.1PK-5816
  • HiloWaiakea High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1197 students
    0.5 miles
    155 W Kawili St
    HiloHI 96720
    (808)974-4888
    0.59-121197
  • HiloWaiakeawaena Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 712 students
    0.9 miles
    2420 Kilauea Ave
    HiloHI 96720
    (808)981-7200
    0.9PK-5712
  • HiloChiefess Kapiolani Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 346 students
    1.4 miles
    966 Kilauea Ave
    HiloHI 96720
    (808)974-4160
    1.4PK-6346
  • HiloConnections - New Century PcsCharter School
    Grades: KG-12 | 359 students
    2.2 miles
    174 Kamehameha Ave
    HiloHI 96720
    (808)961-3664
    2.2KG-12359

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