Waikele Elementary School

94-1035 Kukula St
Waipahu, HI 96797
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Waikele Elementary School serves 597 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Waikele Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Hawaii for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 62% (which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 59% (which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Hawaii state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 88% (majority Asian).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Waikele Elementary School's student population of 597 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students597 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

Waikele Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 289 schools in Hawaii (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Waikele Elementary School is 0.71, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (HI)
Overall Testing Rank
#72 out of 289 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
46%
29%
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Hispanic
15%
14%
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Black
2%
2%
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White
3%
12%
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Hawaiian
14%
29%
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Two or more races
20%
14%
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Diversity Score
0.710.79
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Waikele Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHawaii Department Of Education School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, HI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Waikele Elementary School is Waipahu High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Waipahu Intermediate School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is August Ahrens Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Waipahu August Ahrens Elementary School Math: 52% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 1,258 student
    0.9 miles
    94-1170 Waipahu St
    Waipahu, HI 96797
    (808) 675-0202
    0.9 PK-6 1,258
  • Waipahu Kaleiopuu Elementary School Math: 44% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 848 students
    1.2 miles
    94-665 Kaaholo St
    Waipahu, HI 96797
    (808) 675-0266
    1.2 PK-6 848
  • Waipahu Waipahu Elementary School Math: 32% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 1,037 student
    1.2 miles
    94-465 Waipahu St
    Waipahu, HI 96797
    (808) 675-0150
    1.2 PK-6 1,037
  • Waipahu Kanoelani Elementary School Math: 68% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-6 | 790 students
    1.3 miles
    94-1091 Oli Lp
    Waipahu, HI 96797
    (808) 675-0195
    1.3 PK-6 790
  • Waipahu Waipahu High School Math: 36% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,554 students
    1.4 miles
    94-1211 Farrington Hwy
    Waipahu, HI 96797
    (808) 675-0222
    1.4 9-12 2,554

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