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Waikele Elementary School

Public | PK-6 & ungraded | 641 students

 
 

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Posted July 30, 2013

I was a student here since kindergarten, and this has been the best school ever. The students are nice and the teachers are patient and caring. They won't quit until you get the lessons right. It was easy to make friends with everyone and the Robotics classes were fun. I recommend this school to everyone. It is such a great place in a great community.


Posted May 28, 2009

My daughter is in the 2nd grade and has been at Waikele Elementary since Kindergarten, she was very shy and soft spoken, Waikele has helped build her self esteem and teaches her a lot about respect, with property and other children. She is no longer shy in fact she loves doing presentations in front of her class. She now loves to read, on her own and in her spare time and is often caught laying around reading a book. 'Shocking' We Love this school and teachers are wonderful and caring!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 27, 2009

My son has been going there for about 6 months now and so far he has made great progress. I am very happy with this school. I would recommend this school to anyone, it's a great school ;)
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 30, 2008

We are very pleased with my child's progress at Waikele. Her writing, especially, has improved immensely. Lots of opportunities for parents and families to get involved. Very patient and caring teachers and staff.
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Posted November 20, 2008

Great school, overall good teachers. Lots of activities for the students. Only had 1 problem with a teacher which was remedied by the Principal. Very happy with the outcome.
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Posted August 21, 2008

Great school. Very nice teachers. They are interested in your child's learning, they care.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 21, 2008

I have two sons at Waikele Elementary and we are new to the area. So far, we have been very impressed with the school. The teachers are wonderful, patient and caring, the communication with the parents is fantastic, and the feeling of ohana (family) is very obvisous! The after school programs are interesting and the field trips are fun and full of learning opportunities. Thank you Waikele Elementary.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 6, 2008

Over the years of support from teachers and staff, I have seen a tremendous change with my son's efforts towards his work and reading skills. I appreciate the patience and perserverance they have provided for him. Thank you!:)
—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 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.

95 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
57%

2011

 
 
56%

2010

 
 
60%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 71% in 2013.

95 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
59%

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 65% in 2013.

86 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
46%

2010

 
 
54%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 73% in 2013.

87 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
59%

2010

 
 
67%
Science

The state average for Science was 45% in 2013.

83 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
41%
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.

93 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
55%

2010

 
 
46%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 72% in 2013.

93 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
73%
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.

83 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
64%

2010

 
 
56%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 74% in 2013.

83 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
57%
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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 48% 34%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 22% 34%
Two or more races 14% 8%
Hispanic 11% 6%
White 4% 14%
Black 2% 2%
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 33%N/A49%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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941035 Kukula St
Waipahu, HI 96797
Phone: (808) 677-6100

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