Kua O Ka La - Pcs



Kua O Ka La - Pcs Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Kua O Ka La - Pcs Students by Grade
PK 0
K 22
1 21
2 23
3 22
4 16
5 18
6 15
7 28
8 9
9 21
10 21
11 14
12 5

Kua O Ka La - Pcs is a public elementary school located in Pahoa, HI in the Hawaii Department of Education School District. It enrolls 235 students in grades 1st through 12th. Kua O Ka La - Pcs is the 177th largest public school in Hawaii and the 46,189th largest nationally. It has 15.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 235
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 15
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 46,189th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Hawaii: 177th out of 205
Student/Teacher Rank in Hawaii: 94th out of 205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Hawaii: 183rd out of 205

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Kua O Ka La - Pcs Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 120
(51%)
65,387
(52%)
 Female 115
(49%)
60,045
(48%)

Kua O Ka La - Pcs Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Pacific Islander 98
(42%)
41,333
(33%)
 White 84
(36%)
18,294
(15%)
 Two or More 20
(9%)
12,732
(10%)
 Hispanic 14
(6%)
12,011
(10%)
 Asian 11
(5%)
37,773
(30%)
 Black 4
(2%)
2,669
(2%)
 American Indian 4
(2%)
620
(0%)

Kua O Ka La - Pcs Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 136
(58%)
52,408
(42%)
 Not Eligible 99
(42%)
59,379
(47%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
13,645
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 205 ranked schools in Hawaii, Kua O Ka La - Pcs is ranked 155th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Kua O Ka La - Pcs students on free and reduced lunch assistance (57.9%) is slightly 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.

Kua O Ka La - Pcs Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 78
2006 55
2007 60
2008 79
2009 125
2010 133
2011 148
2012 235

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.5
2006 11.5
2007 12.5
2008 12.3
2009 16
2010 15.5
2011 14.8
2012 15.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.6025641025641
2006 0.94545454545455
2007 0.36666666666667
2008 0.93670886075949
2009 0.72
2010 0.70676691729323
2011 0.77702702702703
2012 0.57872340425532

Compare Kua O Ka La - Pcs to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,447.4% 14.5:1
 
1,570.0% 15.7:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.7%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 57.9%
 

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Kua O Ka La - Pcs
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Public KG - 12 235 15.7:1  
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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