Waiakea Intermediate School



Waiakea Intermediate School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Waiakea Intermediate School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 258
7 273
8 327
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Waiakea Intermediate School is a public elementary school located in Hilo, HI in the Hawaii Department of Education School District. It enrolls 858 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 15.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 858
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 57

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Waiakea Intermediate School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 431
(50%)
64,432
(52%)
 Female 427
(50%)
58,951
(48%)

Waiakea Intermediate School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Pacific Islander 370
(43%)
35,934
(29%)
 Asian 290
(34%)
33,126
(27%)
 White 73
(9%)
16,777
(14%)
 Hispanic 70
(8%)
17,464
(14%)
 Two or More 54
(6%)
17,538
(14%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
315
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
2,229
(2%)

Waiakea Intermediate School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 412
(48%)
59,743
(48%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 368
(43%)
51,609
(42%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 78
(9%)
12,031
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Waiakea Intermediate School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (52.0%) is slightly 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.

Waiakea Intermediate School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 908
2006 881
2007 893
2008 862
2009 864
2010 849
2011 877
2012 844
2013 892
2014 848
2015 858

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.8
2006 16.9
2007 16.2
2008 16
2009 16.9
2010 17
2011 16.2
2012 15.9
2013 16.8
2014 14.9
2015 15.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.40308370044053
2006 0.43586833144154
2007 0.41881298992161
2008 0.46055684454756
2009 0.46759259259259
2010 0.49352179034158
2011 0.5188141391106
2012 0.5260663507109
2013 0.55044843049327
2014 0.5188679245283
2015 0.51981351981352

Compare Waiakea Intermediate School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,459.1% 14.6:1
 
1,510.0% 15.1:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 51.6%
 
This School 52.0%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public 06 - 08 858 15.1:1  
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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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