Hawaii Schools

  • HAWAII DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
  • PO BOX 2360
  • HONOLULU, HI 96804
  • (808) 586-3283
Below is a summary of public and private K-12 schools in Hawaii, the information provided includes details on state finances, overall faculty numbers and student enrollment. We have also collected graduation and dropout rates which are broken down by grade and race.

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State Information For Public Schools

Hawaii School Rankings

State Ranking
Graduation Rate76.0%29
Dropout Rate5.4%42
Per Pupil Spending$12,18612
Students Per Teacher15.937
Number of Schools29149
Number of Students179,47842
Number of (FTE) Teachers11,29543

Hawaii Student, Faculty and Staff Statistics (2008)

Student Enrollment Per Grade
    Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Student Enrollment179,47815.9
Prekindergarten Students1,6075.6
Kindergarten Students15,47524.5
1st Grade Students14,375-
2nd Grade Students13,601-
3rd Grade Students14,238-
4th Grade Students13,739-
5th Grade Students13,648-
6th Grade Students13,103-
7th Grade Students13,364-
8th Grade Students12,665-
9th Grade Students16,079-
10th Grade Students13,889-
11th Grade Students12,187-
12th Grade Students11,326-
Ungraded Students182-
Teachers Per Grade Level
    Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Full Time Equivalent (FTE) Teachers11,29515.9
Prekindergarten Teachers2855.6
Kindergarten Teachers63224.5
Elementary Teachers5,141-
Secondary Teachers5,194-
Teachers of Ungraded Classes434.2
Instructional Faculty
   
Instructional Aides2,231
Instructional Coordinators and Supervisors616
Guidance Counselors & Directors
   
Total Guidance Counselors & Directors661
Elementary273
Secondary388
Other-
Librarians & Staff
   
Librarians249
Library Support Staff62
Administrators
   
Total Administrators & Support Staff6,496
Local Education Agency (LEA) Administrators228
LEA Administrative Support Staff361
School Administrators519
School Administrative Support Staff1,190
Student Support Services1,689
Other Support Services Staff2,509

Hawaii State Financial Details (2008)

State Revenues For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Revenues$2,541,702,776-
Total Local Revenues$76,658,3213.0%
Property Tax--
Non-Property Tax--
Local Government Property Tax--
Local Government Non-Property Tax--
Individual Tuition--
Tuition From LEAs--
Individual Transportation Fees--
Transportation Fees From LEAs--
Earnings on Investments--
Food Service$23,053,0430.9%
Student Activities$1,394,0340.05%
Textbooks--
Summer School$1,386,4560.05%
Other Revenues$50,824,7882.0%
Intermediate Revenues--
Total State Revenues$2,154,312,32784.8%
Total Federal Revenues$310,732,12812.2%
Direct Grants$227,735,8669.0%
Revenues Through State$33,023,9821.3%
Revenues Through Intermediate Agencies--
Other Sources$49,972,2802.0%
State Expenses For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Current Expenditures$2,122,779,118-
Total Instructional Expenditures$1,281,835,81260.4%
Salaries$825,054,79738.9%
Teacher Salaries - Regular$539,732,78325.4%
Teacher Salaries - Special Education$119,109,4055.6%
Teacher Salaries - Vocational$5,193,9960.2%
Teacher Salaries - Other$28,611,8151.3%
Employee Benefits$285,816,56513.5%
Purchased Services$62,095,1122.9%
Tuition To Private and Out-of-State Schools$4,530,5900.2%
Tuition To Other LEAs In-State--
Supplies$95,675,8750.4%
Property$8,662,8730.4%
Other--
Textbooks$4,903,1350.2%
Salaries$332,831,72615.7%
Student Support$107,491,8065.1%
Instructional Staff Support$47,209,7392.2%
General Administration Support$7,603,2610.4%
School Administration Support$86,265,4184.1%
Operation & Maintenance Support$53,269,2062.5%
Student Transportation Support$626,9180.03%
Other Support$30,365,3781.4%
Employee Benefits$120,410,7375.7%
Student Support$39,397,5051.9%
Instructional Staff Support$17,127,7210.8%
General Administration Support$2,655,7360.1%
School Administration Support$31,617,0401.5%
Operation & Maintenance Support$18,271,7520.9%
Student Transportation Support$229,7770.01%
Other Support$11,111,2060.5%
Purchased Services$198,911,5539.4%
Student Support$82,904,7803.9%
Instructional Staff Support$8,765,2450.4%
General Administration Support$4,962,5920.2%
School Administration Support$6,156,4610.3%
Operation & Maintenance Support$28,855,3911.4%
Student Transportation Support$46,048,6642.2%
Other Support$21,218,4201.0%
Supplies$87,827,7754.1%
Student Support$8,936,2750.4%
Instructional Staff Support$3,630,8070.2%
General Administration Support$2,048,7880.10%
School Administration Support$6,530,6380.3%
Operation & Maintenance Support$55,529,5562.6%
Student Transportation Support$6,195,9290.3%
Other Support$4,955,7820.2%
Property$4,721,5070.2%
Student Support$592,7860.03%
Instructional Staff Support$438,4700.02%
General Administration Support$151,1900.01%
School Administration Support$854,5950.04%
Operation & Maintenance Support$2,054,8540.10%
Student Transportation Support$5,2250.00%
Other Support$624,3870.03%
Other$2,956,3700.1%
Student Support$728,4220.03%
Instructional Staff Support$777,8720.04%
General Administration Support$149,5670.01%
School Administration Support$345,4100.02%
Operation & Maintenance Support$814,8140.04%
Student Transportation Support$1,1590.00%
Other Support$139,1260.01%
Total Non-Instructional Expenditures$98,005,1454.6%
Food Services$98,005,1454.6%
Salaries$41,349,0271.9%
Employee Benefits$15,335,5930.7%
Purchased Services$4,695,6610.2%
Supplies$36,608,9971.7%
Property--
Other$15,8670.00%
Enterprise--
Salaries--
Employee Benefits--
Purchased Services--
Supplies--
Property--
Other--

Hawaii State Graduation and Dropout Details (2007)

Graduation Rate By Race
    Graduation Rate
American Indian 80.3%
Asian 77.3%
Hispanic 71.3%
Black 69.6%
White 72.7%
Total 76.0%
Diploma Count By Race
    Diploma Count
American Indian 53
Asian 8,718
Hispanic 468
Black 217
White 2,157
Total 11,613
Other High School Completion Certificate (OHC) Recipients By Race
    OHC Count
American Indian 1
Asian 173
Hispanic 12
Black 1
White 33
Total 220
General Equivalency Diploma (GED) Recipients By Race (Ages 16-19)
    GED Count
American Indian 17
Asian 519
Hispanic 58
Black 33
White 260
Total 913
Dropout Rates By Grade
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
Grade 95933.7%
Grade 108476.2%
Grade 117645.8%
Grade 127186.4%
Grades 9-12 Total2,9225.4%
Dropout Rates By Race (Grades 9-12)
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
American Indian77.2%
Asian3915.1%
Hispanic426.7%
Black117.3%
White1425.9%
Dropout Rates By Gender (Grades 9-12)
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
Male1,6555.8%
Female1,2674.9%
City List
City Name Schools Students S:T Ratio
Median Income
Rating
Grade
Aiea104,25016.5$71,155
2 Reviews
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Captain Cook227612.3$47,644
1 Reviews
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Ewa Beach139,59016.6$57,073
11 Reviews
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Haiku242516.4-
Not Yet Rated
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Haleiwa358914.4$39,643
1 Reviews
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Hana235013.5$50,833
Not Yet Rated
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Hilo218,15916.0$39,139
12 Reviews
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Holualoa249818.4$50,492
1 Reviews
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Honokaa21,11615.3$41,964
1 Reviews
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Honolulu12444,61516.2$45,112
26 Reviews
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Hoolehua250513.0-
Not Yet Rated
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Kahuku22,13515.9$39,135
Not Yet Rated
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Kahului95,36817.0$46,656
5 Reviews
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Kailua196,33314.2$40,874
13 Reviews
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Kailua-Kona104,39317.1-
10 Reviews
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Kamuela61,14111.4-
4 Reviews
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Kaneohe165,23414.7$66,006
3 Reviews
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Kapaa42,52016.5$39,448
3 Reviews
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Kapaau384312.6$45,764
5 Reviews
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Kapolei86,83017.5-
3 Reviews
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Kaunakakai534212.7$34,492
Not Yet Rated
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Keaau62,54215.2$39,722
4 Reviews
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Kealakekua62,00015.6$38,026
4 Reviews
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Kekaha441814.4$41,103
Not Yet Rated
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Kihei52,56115.4$46,215
Not Yet Rated
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Kilauea333517.6$41,313
1 Reviews
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Koloa224715.4$34,786
Not Yet Rated
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Kula239315.7-
Not Yet Rated
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Lahaina63,00815.9$52,984
Not Yet Rated
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Lihue73,67816.9$44,906
Not Yet Rated
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Makawao51,33114.8$46,681
Not Yet Rated
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Mililani98,07317.1-
3 Reviews
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Mountain View260513.8$26,860
Not Yet Rated
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Pahoa62,31514.7$33,333
6 Reviews
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Paia223015.3$51,696
2 Reviews
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Pearl City105,94716.1$62,036
8 Reviews
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Pukalani51,77115.8$62,778
Not Yet Rated
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Wahiawa137,88715.2$41,257
6 Reviews
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Waialua31,14315.7$46,763
2 Reviews
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Waianae139,24514.2$46,717
5 Reviews
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Wailuku74,05117.1$45,587
2 Reviews
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Waimanalo275013.6$47,594
Not Yet Rated
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Waimea31,16115.8$51,150
Not Yet Rated
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Waipahu109,18916.1$49,444
4 Reviews
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