9555 Huakai Rd
Waimea, HI 96796
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Waimea Canyon Middle School serves 447 students in grades 6-8.
Waimea Canyon Middle 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 25% (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 38% (which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Hawaii state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 88% (majority Asian).

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School Overview

Waimea Canyon Middle School's student population of 447 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
447 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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School Rankings

Waimea Canyon Middle 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 Waimea Canyon Middle School is 0.70, 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
#246 out of 289 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
32%
29%
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Hispanic
9%
14%
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Black
n/a
2%
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White
9%
12%
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Hawaiian
43%
29%
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Two or more races
7%
14%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
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: 6-8
  • Students: 447 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 91%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in HI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.70 (Btm 50%)

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