West Hawaii Explorations Academy

  • West Hawaii Explorations Academy serves 266 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35-39% (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 60-64% (which is higher 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 49% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 87%.

School Overview

  • West Hawaii Explorations Academy's student population of 266 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students266 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Hawaii Explorations Academy's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West Hawaii Explorations Academy is 0.67, 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#128 out of 288 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
42%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
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Asian
10%
29%
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Hispanic
4%
13%
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Black
1%
2%
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White
51%
13%
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Hawaiian
24%
30%
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Two or more races
9%
13%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in West Hawaii Explorations Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in HI.
Diversity Score0.670.37
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Graduation Rate≥90%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
9%
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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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