Hilo Union Elementary School



Hilo Union Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Hilo Union Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 7
K 52
1 43
2 72
3 77
4 59
5 66
6 58
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Hilo Union Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Hilo, HI in the Hawaii Department of Education School District. It enrolls 434 students in grades 1st through 12th. Hilo Union Elementary School is the 115th largest public school in Hawaii and the 28,540th largest nationally. It has 14.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 434
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14:1
Full Time Teachers: 31
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 28,540th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Hawaii: 115th out of 209
Student/Teacher Rank in Hawaii: 45th out of 209
Full Time Teacher Rank in Hawaii: 84th out of 209

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Hilo Union Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 237
(55%)
64,432
(52%)
 Female 197
(45%)
58,951
(48%)

Hilo Union Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Pacific Islander 204
(47%)
35,934
(29%)
 Hispanic 108
(25%)
17,464
(14%)
 Two or More 58
(13%)
17,538
(14%)
 Asian 42
(10%)
33,126
(27%)
 White 18
(4%)
16,777
(14%)
 Black 4
(1%)
2,229
(2%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
315
(0%)

Hilo Union Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 344
(79%)
51,609
(42%)
 Not Eligible 72
(17%)
59,743
(48%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 18
(4%)
12,031
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 208 ranked schools in Hawaii, Hilo Union Elementary School is ranked 46th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Hilo Union Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (83.4%) is significantly higher than the state average of 51.6%. 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.

Hilo Union Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 529
2006 538
2007 489
2008 458
2009 454
2010 452
2011 455
2012 460
2013 489
2014 458
2015 434

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.3
2006 15.2
2007 14.2
2008 13.1
2009 13
2010 12.9
2011 12.1
2012 11.9
2013 14
2014 13.5
2015 14

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.77504725897921
2006 0.74907063197026
2007 0.72597137014315
2008 0.76419213973799
2009 0.80616740088106
2010 0.82964601769912
2011 0.83736263736264
2012 0.83913043478261
2013 0.85889570552147
2014 0.84934497816594
2015 0.83410138248848

Compare Hilo Union Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,400.0% 14.0:1
 
1,459.1% 14.6:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 51.6%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 83.4%
 

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