Waiakea High School Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
College Readiness Index
11.3
Math Proficiency
2.1
Reading Proficiency
2.7
Student/Teacher Ratio
17:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 1,172 Students
  • 70 Teachers

Waiakea High School
155 WEST KAWILI ST
HILO, HI 96720

Phone: (808) 974-4888

District: Hawaii Public Schools

Overview

At Waiakea High School, students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Waiakea High School is 14 percent. The student body makeup is 53 percent male and 47 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 89 percent. Waiakea High School is 1 of 49 high schools in the Hawaii Public Schools.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares with others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded None
National Rank
Unranked

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 1,172
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 89%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 45%
Full-Time Teachers 70

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in Reading 69%
Proficient in Math 34%
College Readiness Index 11.3

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Remote Town
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding Yes

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 49
Total Students 55,134
Proficient in Reading (district average) 69%
Proficient in Math (district average) 41%
College Readiness (district average) 14.4

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