Hawaii
Public School Ratings






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 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2017
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Overview

Public Schools Overview Hawaii School Districts by City
Number Of Students 181,278
Number Of Hawaii Schools 293
Number Of Hawaii School Districts 1
Spending Per Student $15,328

State Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Reading/English Language Arts Tests

Reading/English Language Arts Tests Reading Proficiency
3rd Grade 52.6830592138951
4th Grade 51.5674896655007
5th Grade 57.0967988426115
6th Grade 53.7744911070535
7th Grade 52.3921883703989
8th Grade 50.7783292330731
11th Grade 58.2903723441554

Math Test

Math Tests Math Proficiency
3rd Grade 55.6892575220695
4th Grade 48.0225076675317
5th Grade 43.9701829031533
6th Grade 42.2330866612334
7th Grade 36.7939172707522
8th Grade 35.829102233677
11th Grade 29.1748753593717

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This State Nation
White (non-hispanic) 14.2% 49.7%
Black 1.9% 15.9%
Hispanic 18.0% 27.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 32.8% 5.6%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 33.2% 1.5%
Special Needs Groups This State Nation
Economically Disadvantaged 45.9% 47.6%
English Language Learners 9.1% 9.7%
Students With Disabilities 10.8% 14.3%

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR STATE 14.94
AVG FOR NATION 16.03

Hawaii Education Environment

Population State Nation
Population 1,420,491 327,167,434
Population Density (per sq. mile) 218 91
Population distribution by age STATE NATION
4 Years Old And Below 6.4% 6.1%
5-19 Years Old 17.3% 19.3%
20-44 Years Old 33.7% 33.3%
45-64 Years Old 25.3% 26.0%
65 Or Older 17.3% 15.2%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS STATE NATION
Number Of Households 456,782 117,952,415
Single Parent Households With Children 9.5% 10.7%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 91.8% 87.6%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 32.5% 31.5%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION STATE NATION
$150,000 or more 18.6% 13.4%
$100,000 - $149,999 19.3% 14.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 14.1% 12.5%
$50,000 - $74,999 16.6% 17.4%
$30,000 - $49,999 13.7% 17.2%
$15,000 - $29,999 9.4% 13.9%
$15,000 or less 8.3% 10.9%

Education Expenditures

For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,386 $1,520,118,150 54.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,350 $244,729,400 8.8%
Staff $484 $87,688,650 3.2%
General Administration $72 $13,071,600 0.5%
School Administration $1,031 $186,814,950 6.7%
Operation $1,595 $289,209,150 10.4%
Transportation $349 $63,179,400 2.3%
Other $356 $64,450,250 2.3%
Total Support $5,236 $949,143,400 34.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,708 $309,542,750 11.1%
Total Expenditures $15,328 $2,778,622,750 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%