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
9 130
10 160
11 148
12 139
UG 1

Waimea High School is a public high school of the Hawaii Department of Education School District located in Waimea, HI. It has 578 students in grades 9th through 12th. Waimea High School is the 39th largest public high school in Hawaii and the 9,656th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.8 to 1.

Total Students: 578
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 39
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 9,656th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Hawaii: 39th out of 67
Student/Teacher Rank in Hawaii: 29th out of 67
Full Time Teacher Rank in Hawaii: 39th out of 67

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Waimea High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 319
(55%)
35,002
(52%)
 Female 259
(45%)
32,521
(48%)

Waimea High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Pacific Islander 246
(43%)
23,062
(34%)
 Asian 229
(40%)
23,150
(34%)
 White 47
(8%)
8,810
(13%)
 Two or More 33
(6%)
5,548
(8%)
 Hispanic 18
(3%)
5,227
(8%)
 Black 3
(1%)
1,405
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
321
(0%)

Waimea High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 298
(52%)
35,851
(53%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 211
(37%)
25,420
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 69
(12%)
6,252
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Waimea High School is ranked 38th out of 66 ranked schools in Hawaii, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Waimea High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (48.4%) is slightly higher than the state average of 46.9%. 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
2013 579
2014 590
2015 578

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
2013 16.1
2014 15.9
2015 14.8

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
2013 0.48877374784111
2014 0.51525423728814
2015 0.48442906574394

Compare Waimea High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,436.8% 14.4:1
 
1,480.0% 14.8:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 46.9%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 48.4%
 

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Public 09 - 12 578 14.8:1  
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Kawaikini Ncpcs
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Public KG - 12 141 13.4:1 20 miles
Kauai Christian Academy
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Private PK - 12 65 10:1 25 miles
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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

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