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 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

Overview

Public Schools Overview Hawaii School Districts by City
Number Of Students 181,550
Number Of Hawaii Schools 292
Number Of Hawaii School Districts 1
Spending Per Student $15,054

State Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Reading/English Language Arts Tests

Reading/English Language Arts Tests Reading Proficiency
3rd Grade 51.9438218047876
4th Grade 50.9283400497279
5th Grade 56.4617129663701
6th Grade 54.2191336971119
7th Grade 52.327564881745
8th Grade 53.9061634240519
11th Grade 59.7852378522025

Math Test

Math Tests Math Proficiency
3rd Grade 53.7943942820454
4th Grade 47.359785136059
5th Grade 42.6826151052675
6th Grade 43.3063685044618
7th Grade 36.3295176295162
8th Grade 34.9748838764066
11th Grade 30.5275866317031

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This State Nation
White (non-hispanic) 14.5% 50.6%
Black 2.1% 16.0%
Hispanic 15.2% 26.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 33.9% 5.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 34.3% 1.5%
Special Needs Groups This State Nation
Economically Disadvantaged 47.6% 48.4%
English Language Learners 7.0% 9.3%
Students With Disabilities 10.7% 13.3%

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR STATE 15.41
AVG FOR NATION 16.50

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% 8.9%
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 $8,086 $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%