85-220 Mcarthur St
Waianae, HI 96792
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
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Bottom 50%
Waianae Elementary School serves 519 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Waianae Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Hawaii for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11% (which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 17% (which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Hawaii state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 88% (majority Asian).

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

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School Overview

Waianae Elementary School's student population of 519 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 22% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
519 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
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School Rankings

Waianae Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 289 schools in Hawaii (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Waianae Elementary School is 0.52, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.79. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (HI)
Overall Testing Rank
#287 out of 289 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
4%
29%
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Hispanic
21%
14%
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Black
n/a
2%
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White
1%
12%
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Hawaiian
66%
29%
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Two or more races
8%
14%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
9%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, HI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 519 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in HI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 11% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 17% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.52 (Btm 50%)

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