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Laie Elementary School

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Posted September 28, 2010

The great thing about this school is the community support and parental involvement. My children had excellent teachers and a great learning environment. The unique blessing of this school is the diversity it exposes the children to, and at such an impressionable age, on top of the learning my children gained, was the exposure and acceptance of different cultures and ethnicity. Wish more schools had this diversity.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 31, 2009

This school has done an excellent job in raising all the student's scores. The Principal there has led the school from corrective action to In Good Standing. Great school, lots of Mormons.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 20, 2008

Laie El., is a great school. The teacher's are wonderful with the students and parents, they made my son and myself feel comfortable.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 29, 2008

Laie school is the best on the whole northshore coast of Oahu. My children both can read because of the teachers.
—Submitted by a parent


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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

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 2012-2013 Hawaii used the Hawaii State Assessment (HSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in reading and math, and grade 10 in biology. 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 2013.

92 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
69%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 71% in 2013.

92 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
86%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Hawaii used the Hawaii State Assessment (HSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in reading and math, and grade 10 in biology. 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 65% in 2013.

97 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
63%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 73% in 2013.

97 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
71%
Science

The state average for Science was 45% in 2013.

94 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
34%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Hawaii used the Hawaii State Assessment (HSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in reading and math, and grade 10 in biology. 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 61% in 2013.

80 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
52%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 72% in 2013.

80 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
66%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Hawaii used the Hawaii State Assessment (HSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in reading and math, and grade 10 in biology. 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 59% in 2013.

91 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
61%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 74% in 2013.

91 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
70%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Hawaii used the Hawaii State Assessment (HSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in reading and math, and grade 10 in biology. 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

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2012-2013 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 55% 34%
White 23% 14%
Two or more races 15% 8%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 34%
Hispanic 3% 6%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Black 0% 2%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 57%N/A49%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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55109 Kulanui St
Laie, HI 96762
Phone: (808) 293-8965

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