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Kalihi Waena Elementary School

Public | K-5 | 579 students

 

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Posted March 8, 2006

The school is not in a safe area. It would be wise to keep your child on a scedule of when and where to pick him or her up. The school campus is very open and visitors rarely get noticed. The staff is friendly however. And I can see the challenges that they face in this area. The level of parent involvement seems low. Its as if the teachers can not get the parents attention. This will only reflect on the students attitude. However for the children the mood is good for the most part. After school saftey should be a big concern.
—Submitted by a parent


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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2011.

2011

 
 
n/a
Reading

The state average for Reading was 64% in 2011.

2011

 
 
n/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Hawaii used the Hawaii State Assessment (HSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in reading and math. The HSA is a standards-based test that measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Hawaii. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the test.

Source: Hawaii Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 66% in 2012.

104 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
41%

2011

 
 
41%

2010

 
 
31%

2009

 
 
39%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 70% in 2012.

104 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
50%

2011

 
 
39%

2010

 
 
43%

2009

 
 
55%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Hawaii used the Hawaii State Assessment (HSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in reading and math. The HSA is a standards-based test that measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Hawaii. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the test.

Source: Hawaii Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 63% in 2012.

118 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
59%

2011

 
 
42%

2010

 
 
29%

2009

 
 
47%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 72% in 2012.

118 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
58%

2011

 
 
42%

2010

 
 
50%

2009

 
 
48%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Hawaii used the Hawaii State Assessment (HSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in reading and math. The HSA is a standards-based test that measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Hawaii. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the test.

Source: Hawaii Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 62% in 2012.

121 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
53%

2011

 
 
54%

2010

 
 
56%

2009

 
 
46%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 70% in 2012.

121 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
61%

2011

 
 
55%

2010

 
 
57%

2009

 
 
47%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Hawaii used the Hawaii State Assessment (HSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in reading and math. The HSA is a standards-based test that measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Hawaii. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the test.

Source: Hawaii Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Asian 57% 35%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 29% 34%
Two or more races 11% 8%
Black 1% 2%
Hispanic 1% 4%
White 1% 14%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 78%N/A47%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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Honolulu, HI 96819
Phone: (808) 832-3210

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