Waianae High School

  • Waianae High School serves 1,788 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 12% (which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 29% (which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Hawaii state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 87%.

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School Overview

  • Waianae High School's student population of 1,788 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 125 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,788 students
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Total Classroom Teachers125 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Waianae High School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Waianae High School is 0.48, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.37. 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#255 out of 288 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Waianae High 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Waianae High 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 Ratio14:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Waianae High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Hawaii by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
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This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Waianae High School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Asian
12%
29%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Waianae High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
7%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Waianae High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
1%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Waianae High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
4%
13%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Waianae High School and the percentage of White public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hawaiian
71%
30%
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Waianae High School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
5%
13%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Waianae High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Waianae High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in HI.
Diversity Score0.480.37
This chart display the diversity score of Waianae High School and the public school average diversity score of Hawaii by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
78%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Waianae High 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
6%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Waianae High 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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