West Hawaii Explorations Academy

73-4500 Kahilihili St
Kailua Kona, HI 96740
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 276 students in grades 6-12, West Hawaii Explorations Academy ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Hawaii for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 38%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Hawaii state average of 52%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Hawaii state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 89% (majority Asian).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 276 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 48%
  • : 80-89% (Btm 50% in HI)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 60-64% (Top 30%)
  • : 40-49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), HI Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

West Hawaii Explorations Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Hawaii for:

School Overview

West Hawaii Explorations Academy's student population of 276 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
Total Students
276 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

West Hawaii Explorations Academy ranks within the bottom 50% of all 292 schools in Hawaii (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of West Hawaii Explorations Academy is 0.67, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.80. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (HI)
#149 out of 292 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of West Hawaii Explorations Academy, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
20-24%
38%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of West Hawaii Explorations Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
60-64%
52%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of West Hawaii Explorations Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Hawaii by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
40-49%
40%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of West Hawaii Explorations Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of West Hawaii Explorations Academy and the public school average student teacher ratio of Hawaii by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
1%
n/a
This chart displays the percentage of American Indian students in West Hawaii Explorations Academy and percentage of American Indian public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Asian
4%
26%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in West Hawaii Explorations Academy and the percentage of Asian public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
12%
18%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in West Hawaii Explorations Academy and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
1%
1%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in West Hawaii Explorations Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
52%
11%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in West Hawaii Explorations Academy and the percentage of White public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
14%
26%
This chart displays the percentage of Hawaiian students in West Hawaii Explorations Academy and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Two or more races
16%
18%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in West Hawaii Explorations Academy and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in West Hawaii Explorations Academy.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Hawaii.
0.67
This chart displays the diversity score of West Hawaii Explorations Academy and the public school average diversity score of Hawaii by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
80-89%
86%
This chart displays graduation rate of West Hawaii Explorations Academy and public school graduation rate of Hawaii by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
39%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in West Hawaii Explorations Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
8%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Hawaii Explorations Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Hawaii by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), HI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is West Hawaii Explorations Academy's ranking?
West Hawaii Explorations Academy is ranked #149 out of 292 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Hawaii.
What schools are West Hawaii Explorations Academy often compared to?
West Hawaii Explorations Academyis often viewed alongside schools like Kealakehe High School, Innovations - Pcs by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20-24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 38% HI state average), while 60-64% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% HI state average).
What is the graduation rate of West Hawaii Explorations Academy?
The graduation rate of West Hawaii Explorations Academy is 80-89%, which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 86%.
How many students attend West Hawaii Explorations Academy?
276 students attend West Hawaii Explorations Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
52% of West Hawaii Explorations Academy students are White, 16% of students are Two or more races, 14% of students are Hawaiian, 12% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Asian, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of West Hawaii Explorations Academy?
West Hawaii Explorations Academy has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Hawaii state average of 14:1.
What grades does West Hawaii Explorations Academy offer ?
West Hawaii Explorations Academy offers enrollment in grades 6-12
What school district is West Hawaii Explorations Academy part of?
West Hawaii Explorations Academy is part of Hawaii Department Of Education School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 276 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 48%
  • : 80-89% (Btm 50%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 60-64% (Top 30%)
  • : 40-49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), HI Dept. of Education

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