Waialua Elementary School

  • Waialua Elementary School serves 578 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 63% (which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 69% (which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Hawaii state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 87%.

Top Placements

Waialua Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Hawaii for:

School Overview

  • Waialua Elementary School's student population of 578 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2011)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students578 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Waialua Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Waialua Elementary School is 0.80, which is more 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#57 out of 288 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
42%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Waialua Elementary 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 Ratio19:116:1
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American Indian
n/an/a
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Asian
19%
29%
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Hispanic
19%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Waialua Elementary 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%
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White
20%
13%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Waialua Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hawaiian
15%
30%
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Two or more races
27%
13%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Waialua Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in HI.
Diversity Score0.800.78
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Waialua Elementary 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
13%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Waialua Elementary 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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