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Hawaii Public Schools

Overview

Public Schools Overview Hawaii School Districts by City
Number Of Students 186,825
Number Of Hawaii Schools 290
Number Of Hawaii School Districts 1
Spending Per Student $12,557

State Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Reading/English Language Arts Tests

Reading/English Language Arts Tests Reading Proficiency
3rd Grade 46.0
4th Grade 48.0
5th Grade 54.0
6th Grade 47.0
7th Grade 44.0
8th Grade 47.0
11th Grade 53.0

Math Test

Math Tests Math Proficiency
3rd Grade 50.0
4th Grade 46.0
5th Grade 42.0
6th Grade 38.0
7th Grade 38.0
8th Grade 39.0
11th Grade 30.0

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This State Nation
White (non-hispanic) 13.6% 50.9%
Black 2.1% 15.6%
Hispanic 10.0% 24.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 32.0% 4.8%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.4% 1.0%
Special Needs Groups This State Nation
Economically Disadvantaged 50.5% 50.9%
English Language Learners 8.5% 8.6%
Students With Disabilities 10.3% 13.0%

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR STATE 15.86
AVG FOR NATION 16.11

Hawaii Education Environment

Population State Nation
Population 1,431,603 321,418,820
Population Density (per sq. mile) 220 90
Population distribution by age STATE NATION
4 Years Old And Below 6.5% 6.4%
5-19 Years Old 17.9% 20.0%
20-44 Years Old 34.2% 33.6%
45-64 Years Old 26.2% 26.4%
65 Or Older 15.2% 13.7%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS STATE NATION
Number Of Households 454,118 115,879,889
Single Parent Households With Children 9.9% 11.3%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 90.7% 86.3%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 30.5% 29.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION STATE NATION
$150,000 or more 13.3% 10.2%
$100,000 - $149,000 17.9% 13.1%
$75,000 - $99,999 14.3% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 18.4% 17.8%
$30,000 - $49,999 15.5% 18.6%
$15,000 - $29,999 11.2% 15.7%
$15,000 or less 9.3% 12.5%

Education Expenditures

For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,872 $1,283,872,000 54.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,077 $201,185,000 8.6%
Staff $472 $88,148,000 3.8%
General Administration $62 $11,598,000 0.5%
School Administration $730 $136,307,000 5.8%
Operation $1,118 $208,954,000 8.9%
Transportation $369 $68,883,000 2.9%
Other $297 $55,568,000 2.4%
Total Support $4,125 $770,643,000 32.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,560 $291,402,000 12.4%
Total Expenditures $12,557 $2,345,917,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,701 $333,638,169,000 52.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $591 $29,412,404,174 4.6%
Staff $492 $24,492,916,000 3.8%
General Administration $209 $10,424,317,000 1.6%
School Administration $594 $29,556,027,000 4.6%
Operation $1,037 $51,633,785,000 8.1%
Transportation $496 $24,688,412,826 3.9%
Other $387 $19,255,863,000 3.0%
Total Support $3,805 $189,463,725,000 29.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,365 $117,743,383,000 18.4%
Total Expenditures $12,871 $640,845,277,000 100.0%