Waimea Canyon Middle School

  • Waimea Canyon Middle School serves 447 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 26% (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 39% (which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Hawaii state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 88%.

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School Overview

  • Waimea Canyon Middle School's student population of 447 students has grown by 16% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students447 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Waimea Canyon Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Waimea Canyon Middle School is 0.69, 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)#231 out of 288 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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Asian
32%
29%
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Hispanic
10%
14%
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Black
n/a
2%
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White
8%
12%
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Hawaiian
44%
29%
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Two or more races
6%
14%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Waimea Canyon Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in HI.
Diversity Score0.690.79
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
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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