School Details

Honowai Elementary School

94600 Honowai St, Waipahu, HI 96797
(808) 675-0165
2

(out of 10)

Public Grades PK-6 & ungraded 820 students 15 students/teacher (HI avg is 16)

Test Scores by grade

61%
66%
53%
71%

Hawaii State Assessment (HSA)

In 2011-2012 Hawaii used the Hawaii State Assessment (HSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in reading and math. The HSA is a standards-based test that measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Hawaii. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Hawaii Department Of Education average
  • Hawaii state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

45%
65%
53%
73%
15%
45%

Hawaii State Assessment (HSA)

In 2011-2012 Hawaii used the Hawaii State Assessment (HSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in reading and math. The HSA is a standards-based test that measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Hawaii. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Hawaii Department Of Education average
  • Hawaii state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

48%
61%
62%
72%

Hawaii State Assessment (HSA)

In 2011-2012 Hawaii used the Hawaii State Assessment (HSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in reading and math. The HSA is a standards-based test that measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Hawaii. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Hawaii Department Of Education average
  • Hawaii state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

50%
59%
61%
74%

Hawaii State Assessment (HSA)

In 2011-2012 Hawaii used the Hawaii State Assessment (HSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in reading and math. The HSA is a standards-based test that measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Hawaii. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • Hawaii Department Of Education average
  • Hawaii state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Honowai Elementary School is a public middle school in Waipahu. 820 children attend Honowai Elementary School and identify primarily as Asian/Pacific Islander, Asian, and Hispanic. 66% of the 820 students here have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at Honowai Elementary School is 15:1. Waipahu Intermediate School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Dance

Languages Taught

  • Cantonese
  • Spanish

Sports

  • Basketball
  • Bicycling
  • Cheerleading
  • Gymnastics
  • Rock climbing
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Asian/Pacific Islander 53% 34%
Asian 52% %
Hispanic 4% 6%
White, non-Hispanic 4% 14%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 38% 34%
Black, non-Hispanic 0.9% 2%
Multiracial 0.9% 8%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 1%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 66% 49%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    Overall there's not much other than after school tutoring to help my child. My child has a difficult time focusing and says the academics are boring. However my child enjoys the class it's just that my child gets distracted easily.

  • (4 years ago)

    The Best School with balanced activities. They are able to balance the activities student's have a play time after learning. Excellent teachers! Strong principal leadership! Challenging academic program!

  • (6 years ago)

    honowai elementary school is awesome i am going to be graduating after the year has ending i love how the teachers teach us and how they discipline us students.

  • (6 years ago)

    Honowai Is The Best School Ever.They Have The Best Teachers.The Best Activitys and Everything Else!!Honowai is Also Very Academic the Kids There Are Very Smart too.I Am Tevita Apina A Graduate of 2008.Ill Always Cherish all the Memories.That Is Way I Rate Honowai School As Excellent!

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Overall score

(based on 6 ratings & reviews)

  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
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