Waipahu Elementary School



Waipahu Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Waipahu Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 7
K 178
1 100
2 162
3 185
4 138
5 159
6 156
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Waipahu Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Waipahu, HI in the Hawaii Department of Education School District. It enrolls 1,085 students in grades 1st through 12th. Waipahu Elementary School is the 4th largest public school in Hawaii and the 867th largest nationally. It has 15.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,085
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 71

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Waipahu Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 572
(53%)
64,432
(52%)
 Female 513
(47%)
58,951
(48%)

Waipahu Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Pacific Islander 541
(50%)
35,934
(29%)
 Asian 346
(32%)
33,126
(27%)
 Two or More 106
(10%)
17,538
(14%)
 Hispanic 85
(8%)
17,464
(14%)
 Black 5
(0%)
2,229
(2%)
 White 2
(0%)
16,777
(14%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
315
(0%)

Waipahu Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 804
(74%)
51,609
(42%)
 Not Eligible 201
(19%)
59,743
(48%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 80
(7%)
12,031
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 208 ranked schools in Hawaii, Waipahu Elementary School is ranked 1st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Waipahu Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (81.5%) 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.

Waipahu Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1043
2006 1002
2007 995
2008 996
2009 981
2010 1041
2011 1053
2012 1101
2013 1141
2014 1094
2015 1085

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.9
2006 17
2007 16.3
2008 15.8
2009 14.2
2010 14.9
2011 14.8
2012 15.3
2013 16.3
2014 15.2
2015 15.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.8255033557047
2006 0.82035928143713
2007 0.72562814070352
2008 0.76204819277108
2009 0.74413863404689
2010 0.80979827089337
2011 0.83570750237417
2012 0.87284287011807
2013 0.82822085889571
2014 0.81444241316271
2015 0.8147465437788

Compare Waipahu Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,459.1% 14.6:1
 
1,530.0% 15.3:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 51.6%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 81.5%
 

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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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