Kohala Elementary School



Kohala Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Kohala Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 7
K 72
1 64
2 75
3 68
4 57
5 69
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Kohala Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Kapaau, HI in the Hawaii Department of Education School District. It enrolls 412 students in grades 1st through 12th. Kohala Elementary School is the 126th largest public school in Hawaii and the 30,423rd largest nationally. It has 16.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 412
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 25
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 30,423rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Hawaii: 126th out of 205
Student/Teacher Rank in Hawaii: 127th out of 205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Hawaii: 129th out of 205

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Kohala Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 218
(53%)
65,387
(52%)
 Female 194
(47%)
60,045
(48%)

Kohala Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Pacific Islander 165
(40%)
41,333
(33%)
 Asian 78
(19%)
37,773
(30%)
 White 72
(17%)
18,294
(15%)
 Hispanic 56
(14%)
12,011
(10%)
 Two or More 40
(10%)
12,732
(10%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
620
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
2,669
(2%)

Kohala Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 241
(58%)
52,408
(42%)
 Not Eligible 116
(28%)
59,379
(47%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 55
(13%)
13,645
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 205 ranked schools in Hawaii, Kohala Elementary School is ranked 74th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Kohala Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (71.8%) is higher than the state average of 52.7%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Kohala Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 415
2006 397
2007 404
2008 406
2009 373
2010 365
2011 395
2012 412

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.6
2006 15.3
2007 15.5
2008 14.5
2009 13.8
2010 13.5
2011 14.1
2012 16.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.57831325301205
2006 0.56423173803526
2007 0.49009900990099
2008 0.53448275862069
2009 0.59249329758713
2010 0.62191780821918
2011 0.64810126582278
2012 0.71844660194175

Compare Kohala Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,447.4% 14.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,650.0% 16.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.7%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 71.8%
 

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School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
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Kapaau, HI
Public PK - 05 412 16.5:1  
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Public 06 - 08 180 12.9:1 3 miles
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