Waiakeawaena Elementary School

  • Waiakeawaena Elementary School serves 667 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the HI average of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 92% 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 667 students has declined by 6% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 667 students
Waiakeawaena Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Waiakeawaena Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 44 teachers
Waiakeawaena Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Waiakeawaena Elementary 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 0.75 is more than the state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (HI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 17:1
Waiakeawaena Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
n/a n/a
Waiakeawaena Elementary School American Indian Students (2008-2010)
Asian
33%
31%
Waiakeawaena Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
22%
11%
Waiakeawaena Elementary School Black Students (1990-2015)
Black
n/a
2%
Waiakeawaena Elementary School Black Students (1989-2011)
White
8%
13%
Waiakeawaena Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
30%
31%
Waiakeawaena Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2015)
Two or more races
7%
11%
Waiakeawaena Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Waiakeawaena Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown HI All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.75 0.36
Waiakeawaena Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
49%
40%
Waiakeawaena Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
10%
10%
Waiakeawaena Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Hawaii Department Of Education School District's student population of 181,230 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Hawaii Department Of Education School District
Number of Schools
Managed
288
n/a
Number of Students Managed 181,230 n/a
Hawaii Department Of Education School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $2,697 MM n/a
Hawaii Department Of Education School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $2,515 MM n/a
Hawaii Department Of Education School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $14,434 n/a
Hawaii Department Of Education School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $13,462 n/a
Hawaii Department Of Education School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, HI Dept. of Education

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