Waikiki Elementary School

  • Waikiki Elementary School serves 587 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 79% (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 75% (which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Waikiki Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Hawaii for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Hawaii state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 88%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Waikiki Elementary School's student population of 587 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2007, 2013)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students587 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Waikiki Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 288 schools in Hawaii (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Waikiki Elementary School is 0.73, 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 School Rank (16-17)#6 out of 288 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
n/an/a
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Asian
38%
29%
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Hispanic
9%
14%
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Black
n/a
2%
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White
17%
12%
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Hawaiian
6%
29%
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Two or more races
30%
14%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Waikiki Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in HI.
Diversity Score0.730.79
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
9%
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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

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