Waimea Elementary School



Waimea Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Waimea Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 29
K 82
1 78
2 81
3 88
4 100
5 101
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Waimea Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Kamuela, HI in the Hawaii Department of Education School District. It enrolls 559 students in grades 1st through 12th. Waimea Elementary School is the 72nd largest public school in Hawaii and the 16,722nd largest nationally. It has 15.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 559
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 36
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 16,722nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Hawaii: 72nd out of 209
Student/Teacher Rank in Hawaii: 88th out of 209
Full Time Teacher Rank in Hawaii: 67th out of 209

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Waimea Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 289
(52%)
64,432
(52%)
 Female 270
(48%)
58,951
(48%)

Waimea Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Pacific Islander 278
(50%)
35,934
(29%)
 Two or More 109
(19%)
17,538
(14%)
 Hispanic 72
(13%)
17,464
(14%)
 Asian 54
(10%)
33,126
(27%)
 White 44
(8%)
16,777
(14%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
315
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
2,229
(2%)

Waimea Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 345
(62%)
51,609
(42%)
 Not Eligible 172
(31%)
59,743
(48%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 42
(8%)
12,031
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 208 ranked schools in Hawaii, Waimea Elementary School is ranked 40th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Waimea Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (69.2%) is 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.

Waimea Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 648
2006 673
2007 644
2008 604
2009 645
2010 585
2011 609
2012 571
2013 592
2014 551
2015 559

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.5
2006 17.3
2007 16.7
2008 16.1
2009 15.7
2010 14.4
2011 17.4
2012 15.9
2013 16.4
2014 16.7
2015 15.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.53395061728395
2006 0.4591381872214
2007 0.4332298136646
2008 0.47847682119205
2009 0.57519379844961
2010 0.62051282051282
2011 0.65845648604269
2012 0.68126094570928
2013 0.69425675675676
2014 0.69872958257713
2015 0.69230769230769

Compare Waimea Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,459.1% 14.6:1
 
1,550.0% 15.5:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 51.6%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 69.2%
 

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Waimea Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 559 15.5:1  
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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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