Hawaii
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Hawaii Public Schools

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

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: 2016 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Overview

Public Schools Overview Hawaii School Districts by City
Number Of Students 181,995
Number Of Hawaii Schools 290
Number Of Hawaii School Districts 1
Spending Per Student $13,819

State Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Reading/English Language Arts Tests

Reading/English Language Arts Tests Reading Proficiency
3rd Grade 48.0
4th Grade 48.0
5th Grade 53.0
6th Grade 49.0
7th Grade 50.0
8th Grade 47.0
11th Grade 57.0

Math Test

Math Tests Math Proficiency
3rd Grade 53.0
4th Grade 48.0
5th Grade 42.0
6th Grade 41.0
7th Grade 37.0
8th Grade 38.0
11th Grade 31.0

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This State Nation
White (non-hispanic) 22.4% 51.5%
Black 3.4% 16.2%
Hispanic 20.9% 26.2%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 52.8% 5.2%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.6% 1.0%
Special Needs Groups This State Nation
Economically Disadvantaged 49.6% 47.6%
English Language Learners 7.5% 9.2%
Students With Disabilities 10.6% 12.9%

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR STATE 15.49
AVG FOR NATION 16.54

Hawaii Education Environment

Population State Nation
Population 1,428,557 323,127,513
Population Density (per sq. mile) 220 90
Population distribution by age STATE NATION
4 Years Old And Below 6.5% 6.2%
5-19 Years Old 17.6% 19.6%
20-44 Years Old 34.0% 33.5%
45-64 Years Old 25.9% 26.2%
65 Or Older 16.1% 14.5%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS STATE NATION
Number Of Households 452,030 116,495,918
Single Parent Households With Children 9.6% 11.1%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 91.3% 86.9%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 31.4% 30.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION STATE NATION
$150,000 or more 15.3% 11.2%
$100,000 - $149,000 18.6% 13.5%
$75,000 - $99,999 14.2% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 18.0% 17.7%
$30,000 - $49,999 14.6% 18.2%
$15,000 - $29,999 10.4% 15.1%
$15,000 or less 9.0% 12.1%

Education Expenditures

For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,662 $1,394,461,800 55.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,150 $209,244,000 8.3%
Staff $431 $78,466,500 3.1%
General Administration $54 $9,901,725 0.4%
School Administration $827 $150,580,950 6.0%
Operation $1,252 $227,926,500 9.1%
Transportation $363 $66,136,050 2.6%
Other $323 $58,849,875 2.3%
Total Support $4,403 $801,292,425 31.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,754 $319,283,925 12.7%
Total Expenditures $13,819 $2,515,038,150 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,336 $324,841,513,788 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $572 $29,350,053,799 4.7%
Staff $471 $24,151,307,291 3.8%
General Administration $200 $10,266,593,644 1.6%
School Administration $587 $30,091,720,454 4.8%
Operation $1,010 $51,800,394,937 8.2%
Transportation $464 $23,797,624,893 3.8%
Other $368 $18,843,845,750 3.0%
Total Support $3,673 $188,301,671,729 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,243 $114,972,145,768 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,251 $628,114,952,936 100.0%