Waiakea High School



Waiakea High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Waiakea High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 348
10 317
11 263
12 225
UG 6

Waiakea High School is a public high school of the Hawaii Department of Education School District located in Hilo, HI. It has 1,159 students in grades 9th through 12th. Waiakea High School is the 22nd largest public high school in Hawaii and the 4,911th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.7 to 1.

Total Students: 1,159
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 69.5

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Waiakea High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 619
(53%)
35,246
(52%)
 Female 540
(47%)
32,806
(48%)

Waiakea High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Pacific Islander 451
(39%)
23,156
(34%)
 Asian 409
(35%)
24,570
(36%)
 Two or More 113
(10%)
5,097
(7%)
 White 109
(9%)
9,571
(14%)
 Hispanic 63
(5%)
3,732
(5%)
 Black 11
(1%)
1,530
(2%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
396
(1%)

Waiakea High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 622
(54%)
35,966
(53%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 444
(38%)
25,526
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 93
(8%)
6,560
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Waiakea High School is ranked 18th out of 0 ranked schools in Hawaii, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Waiakea High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (46.3%) is slightly lower than the state average of 47.1%. 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.

Waiakea High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1313
2006 1303
2007 1276
2008 1277
2009 1226
2010 1168
2011 1172
2012 1159

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.6
2006 16.7
2007 16.9
2008 17.5
2009 17
2010 16.5
2011 16.7
2012 16.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.32520944402133
2006 0.31926323867997
2007 0.31896551724138
2008 0.35552075176194
2009 0.35562805872757
2010 0.44948630136986
2011 0.45307167235495
2012 0.46333045729077

Compare Waiakea High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,454.0% 14.5:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,670.0% 16.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 46.3%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 47.1%
 

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