Waimea High School



Waimea High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Waimea 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
9 177
10 144
11 142
12 141
UG 2

Waimea High School is a public high school of the Hawaii Department of Education School District located in Waimea, HI. It has 606 students in grades 9th through 12th. Waimea High School is the 38th largest public high school in Hawaii and the 9,173rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.9 to 1.

Total Students: 606
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 38

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Waimea High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 316
(52%)
32,806
(48%)
 Male 290
(48%)
35,246
(52%)

Waimea High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Asian 266
(44%)
24,570
(36%)
 Pacific Islander 237
(39%)
23,156
(34%)
 White 41
(7%)
9,571
(14%)
 Two or More 39
(6%)
5,097
(7%)
 Hispanic 21
(3%)
3,732
(5%)
 Black 2
(0%)
1,530
(2%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
396
(1%)

Waimea High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 307
(51%)
35,966
(53%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 208
(34%)
25,526
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 91
(15%)
6,560
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Waimea High School is ranked 36th out of 0 ranked schools in Hawaii, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Waimea High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (49.3%) is slightly higher than the state average of 47.1%. 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.

Waimea High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 828
2006 805
2007 791
2008 775
2009 729
2010 679
2011 618
2012 606

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.4
2006 16.8
2007 16
2008 15.3
2009 16
2010 15.6
2011 15.4
2012 15.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.3756038647343
2006 0.35155279503106
2007 0.33628318584071
2008 0.3458064516129
2009 0.39094650205761
2010 0.40500736377025
2011 0.44983818770227
2012 0.49339933993399

Compare Waimea High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,454.0% 14.5:1
 
1,590.0% 15.9:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 47.1%
 
This School 49.3%
 

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Public 09 - 12 606 15.9:1  
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Public PK - 12 62 16.3:1 3 miles
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