Best Public Schools in Waipahu, HI


The city of Waipahu, Hawaii is home to 9 schools, including 6 elementary schools, 1 middle school, 1 high school, and 1 alternative school. These schools serve a diverse student population and demonstrate a range of academic performance, with some standout institutions and others struggling to meet state standards.

Waipahu High School stands out as the top-performing school in the area, ranking 13th out of 53 Hawaii high schools and earning a 4-star rating. The school exceeds state averages in English Language Arts and Mathematics proficiency. In contrast, some elementary schools like Waipahu Elementary and Honowai Elementary struggle with proficiency rates below the state average, potentially due to their high rates of students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch, a proxy for socioeconomic status.

Other high-performing schools in the area include Kanoelani Elementary and Waikele Elementary, both of which rank in the top 50 elementary schools in Hawaii and have 4-star ratings. These schools demonstrate strong test scores and relatively low free/reduced lunch rates. The Hawaii Technology Academy, a public charter school, also stands out with its unique student demographics and generally strong academic performance.

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Hawaii State Department of Education.

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