Waiau Elementary School

Serves grades PK - 6

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
98 450 Hookanike St
Pearl City, HI 96782
Phone
(808) 453-6530
District
HAWAII DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
County
HONOLULU COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
476
Classroom Teachers
34

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Hawaii

8

(10 is best)

Better than 74.9% of HI schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

7

(10 is best)

Waiau Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 63 53
Proficiency in Reading 66 52
Proficiency in Math 60 54

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 58 49
Proficiency in Reading 60 51
Proficiency in Math 55 47

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 54 50
Proficiency in Reading 63 56
Proficiency in Math 44 43

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 69 49
Proficiency in Reading 75 54
Proficiency in Math 62 43

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 14.00
AVG FOR DISTRICT 15.41
AVG FOR STATE 15.41
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 8 1.7%
Kindergarten 72 15.1%
Grade 1 77 16.2%
Grade 2 48 10.1%
Grade 3 58 12.2%
Grade 4 76 16.0%
Grade 5 73 15.3%
Grade 6 64 13.4%
Total 476 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 1.1% 14.5% 14.5%
Black 1.1% 2.1% 2.1%
Hispanic 33.8% 15.2% 15.2%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 25.3% 33.9% 33.9%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 38.6% 34.3% 34.3%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 44.3% 47.6% 47.6%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 34.9% 38.1% 38.1%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 9.5% 9.4% 9.4%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 1,421,658 1,427,538
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 190.5 219
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.4% 6.4%
5-19 YEARS OLD 17.4% 17.4%
20-44 YEARS OLD 33.9% 33.9%
45-64 YEARS OLD 25.6% 25.6%
65 OR OLDER 16.7% 16.7%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 455,502 455,502
Single Parent Households With Children 9.6% 9.6%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 91.6% 91.6%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 32.0% 32.0%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 17.0% 17.0%
$100,000 - $149,999 18.8% 18.8%
$75,000 - $99,999 14.2% 14.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 17.3% 17.3%
$30,000 - $49,999 14.1% 14.1%
$15,000 - $29,999 9.9% 9.9%
$15,000 or less 8.8% 8.8%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,066 $1,467,971,670 53.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,323 $240,779,385 8.8%
Staff $442 $80,441,790 2.9%
General Administration $97 $17,653,515 0.6%
School Administration $924 $168,163,380 6.2%
Operation $1,477 $268,806,615 9.8%
Transportation $371 $67,520,145 2.5%
Other $319 $58,056,405 2.1%
Total Support $4,953 $901,421,235 33.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,998 $363,626,010 13.3%
Total Expenditures $15,017 $2,733,018,915 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,086 $1,467,971,670 53.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,326 $240,779,385 8.8%
Staff $443 $80,441,790 2.9%
General Administration $97 $17,653,515 0.6%
School Administration $926 $168,163,380 6.2%
Operation $1,481 $268,806,615 9.8%
Transportation $372 $67,520,145 2.5%
Other $320 $58,056,405 2.1%
Total Support $4,965 $901,421,235 33.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,003 $363,626,010 13.3%
Total Expenditures $15,054 $2,733,018,915 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%