Waianae Elementary School

85-220 Mcarthur St
Waianae, HI 96792
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 453 students in grades Prekindergarten-6, Waianae Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Hawaii for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 8% (which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 38%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 17% (which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 52%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Hawaii state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 89% (majority Asian).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 453 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : Bottom 50% in HI
  • : 8% (Btm 50%)
  • : 17% (Btm 50%)
  • : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), HI Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Waianae Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Hawaii for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Waianae Elementary School's student population of 453 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
453 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Waianae Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 292 schools in Hawaii (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Waianae Elementary School is 0.57, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.80. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (HI)
#291 out of 292 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Waianae Elementary School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
8%
38%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Waianae Elementary 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 2021-22 school year data.
17%
52%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Waianae 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 2021-22 school year data.
11-19%
40%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Waianae Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Waianae Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Hawaii by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
This chart displays the percentage of American Indian students in Waianae Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Asian
3%
26%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Waianae Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
24%
18%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Waianae Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
n/a
1%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Waianae Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
2%
11%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Waianae Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
60%
26%
This chart displays the percentage of Hawaiian students in Waianae Elementary School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Two or more races
11%
18%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Waianae Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Waianae Elementary School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Hawaii.
0.57
This chart displays the diversity score of Waianae Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Hawaii by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
39%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Waianae Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
8%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Waianae Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), HI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Waianae Elementary School's ranking?
Waianae Elementary School is ranked #291 out of 292 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Hawaii.
What schools are Waianae Elementary School often compared to?
Waianae Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Leihoku Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
8% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 38% HI state average), while 17% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% HI state average).
How many students attend Waianae Elementary School?
453 students attend Waianae Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
60% of Waianae Elementary School students are Hawaiian, 24% of students are Hispanic, 11% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Waianae Elementary School?
Waianae Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 14:1.
What grades does Waianae Elementary School offer ?
Waianae Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Waianae Elementary School part of?
Waianae Elementary School is part of Hawaii Department Of Education School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 453 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 8% (Btm 50%)
  • : 17% (Btm 50%)
  • : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), HI Dept. of Education

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