Waiakeawaena Elementary School

2420 Kilauea Ave

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

Tel: (808)981-7200
  • Waiakeawaena Elementary School serves 712 students in grades PK-5.
  • Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 87%.
  • Waiakeawaena Elementary School operates within the Hawaii Department Of Education School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 712 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades PK-5
Total Students712 students
Waiakeawaena Elementary School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Waiakeawaena Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
Waiakeawaena Elementary School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeWaiakeawaena Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(HI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ration/a16:1
Waiakeawaena Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
American Indian
n/an/a
Waiakeawaena Elementary School American Indian Students (2008-2010)
Asian
27%
30%
Waiakeawaena Elementary School Asian Students (1989-2016)
Hispanic
25%
12%
Waiakeawaena Elementary School Black Students (1988-2016)
Black
n/a
2%
Waiakeawaena Elementary School Black Students (1989-2011)
White
7%
13%
Waiakeawaena Elementary School White Students (1989-2016)
Hawaiian
27%
30%
Waiakeawaena Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2011-2016)
Two or more races
14%
12%
Waiakeawaena Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsWaiakeawaena Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownHI All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.770.78
Waiakeawaena Elementary School Diversity Score (1989-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
40%
Waiakeawaena Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
10%
Waiakeawaena Elementary 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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    0.9 miles
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    Grades: 6-8 | 858 students
    0.9 miles
    200 W Puainako St
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    Grades: 9-12 | 1197 students
    1.3 miles
    155 W Kawili St
    HiloHI 96720
    (808)974-4888
    1.39-121197
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    2.1 miles
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    HiloHI 96720
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    2.1PK-6346
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