Waiau Elementary School



Waiau Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Waiau Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 12
K 74
1 53
2 65
3 74
4 77
5 69
6 62
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Waiau Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Pearl City, HI in the Hawaii Department of Education School District. It enrolls 486 students in grades 1st through 12th. Waiau Elementary School is the 97th largest public school in Hawaii and the 23,276th largest nationally. It has 14.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 486
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 34
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 23,276th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Hawaii: 97th out of 209
Student/Teacher Rank in Hawaii: 54th out of 209
Full Time Teacher Rank in Hawaii: 75th out of 209

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Waiau Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 246
(51%)
64,432
(52%)
 Female 240
(49%)
58,951
(48%)

Waiau Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Pacific Islander 147
(30%)
35,934
(29%)
 Hispanic 119
(24%)
17,464
(14%)
 Two or More 109
(22%)
17,538
(14%)
 Asian 99
(20%)
33,126
(27%)
 White 7
(1%)
16,777
(14%)
 Black 5
(1%)
2,229
(2%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
315
(0%)

Waiau Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 267
(55%)
59,743
(48%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 181
(37%)
51,609
(42%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 38
(8%)
12,031
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 208 ranked schools in Hawaii, Waiau Elementary School is ranked 109th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Waiau Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (45.1%) is slightly lower than the state average of 51.6%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Waiau Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 616
2006 579
2007 569
2008 561
2009 574
2010 567
2011 564
2012 566
2013 547
2014 502
2015 486

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.8
2006 12.1
2007 15.4
2008 15.6
2009 15.9
2010 16.2
2011 15.7
2012 15.7
2013 15.6
2014 15.2
2015 14.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.36688311688312
2006 0.33851468048359
2007 0.37434094903339
2008 0.37254901960784
2009 0.3780487804878
2010 0.43033509700176
2011 0.43439716312057
2012 0.46819787985866
2013 0.46252285191956
2014 0.45019920318725
2015 0.45061728395062

Compare Waiau Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,430.0% 14.3:1
 
1,459.1% 14.6:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 45.1%
 
State Average 51.6%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public PK - 06 486 14.3:1  
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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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