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Honowai Elementary School

Public | PK-6 & ungraded | 820 students

 

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Posted February 5, 2014

Overall there's not much other than after school tutoring to help my child. My child has a difficult time focusing and says the academics are boring. However, my child enjoys the class it's just that my child gets distracted easily.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 13, 2010

The Best School with balanced activities. They are able to balance the activities, student's have a play time after learning. Excellent teachers! Strong principal leadership! Challenging academic program!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 14, 2008

honowai elementary school is awesome i am going to be graduating after the year has ending i love how the teachers teach us and how they discipline us students.
—Submitted by a student


Posted June 25, 2008

Honowai Is The Best School Ever.They Have The Best Teachers.The Best Activitys and Everything Else!!Honowai is Also Very Academic the Kids There Are Very Smart too.I Am Tevita Apina A Graduate of 2008.Ill Always Cherish all the Memories.That Is Way I Rate Honowai School As Excellent!
—Submitted by a student


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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 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.

109 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
42%

2011

 
 
39%

2010

 
 
38%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 71% in 2013.

109 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
47%

2011

 
 
52%

2010

 
 
55%
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.

130 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
45%

2012

 
 
41%

2011

 
 
52%

2010

 
 
28%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 73% in 2013.

130 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
59%

2011

 
 
53%

2010

 
 
37%
Science

The state average for Science was 45% in 2013.

130 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
15%
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.

113 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
37%

2010

 
 
15%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 72% in 2013.

113 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
62%

2012

 
 
50%

2011

 
 
43%

2010

 
 
32%
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.

110 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
45%

2011

 
 
42%

2010

 
 
42%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 74% in 2013.

110 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
58%

2011

 
 
48%

2010

 
 
46%
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
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 53% 34%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 38% 34%
Hispanic 4% 6%
White 4% 14%
Black 1% 2%
Two or more races 1% 8%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 66%N/A49%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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94600 Honowai St
Waipahu, HI 96797
Phone: (808) 675-0165

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