Kalihi-waena Elementary School

Kalihi Waena Elementary School is located on western outskirts of downtown Honolulu since 1854. Approximately 5% of our students are in Geographical Exception and about 30% come from the neighboring federal housing project, Kuhio Park Terrace. Due to the large immigrant population in the community, the school has a high number of ESLL students.

Kalihi Waena fosters a climate of collaboration among all stakeholders and aligns its curricular and instructional efforts with Hawaii State standards. With the intent to meet the diverse needs of its students and provide quality services, the school has a comprehensive network of formal and informal student supports in place (PSAP, PACT, After School Instructional Program, Farrington High School Tutors, Coast Guard, University of Hawaii, etc.). Through the Partnership in Education Program (PIE), Kalihi Waena Elementary was adopted by the US Coast Guard. The partnership with the Coast Guard and other volunteer programs has provided mutually supportive opportunities and experiences for the school, family and community.

Parent involvement is a critical component to support the success of each student. A monthly coffee hour has been established where parents are provided information about school events/activities, experience the different kinds of curricular required of their children, and have the opportunity to ask questions. Other activities include parent-child activities where parents are invited into the classrooms and parent education workshops,

In supporting the diverse needs of our population, Kalihi Waena School has also begun a GATE program for our students who excel in technology, fine arts and physical education. This program has been a catalyst for motivating students to work towards higher achievement levels.

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Last update: Nov 20, 2009 by HSG Team

School Information

General Information

Address 1240 Gulick Avenue

City Honolulu

Island Oahu

Zip 96819

Grade From K

Grade To Gr 5

Contact Person Laura Vines

Phone # 808 832-3210

Fax # 808 832-3213

Website http://www.kalwaena.k12.hi.us

Number of Teachers 41

Number of Students 549

District Name Honolulu

Complex Area Name Farrington-Kaiser-Kalani

Complex Name Farrington

School Code 123

School Name Short Kalihi-waena El

Military Impacted No

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Summary of Progress

Kalihi-waena Elementary School Summary of Progress

Kalihi-waena Elementary School's Summary of Progress Report shows how teaching, learning and assessments are being based and aligned to Hawaii State Standards and Benchmarks. It summarizes progress made in accomplishing school improvement goals.

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Student Profile

Kalihi-waena Elementary School Student Profile

Kalihi-waena Elementary School's Student Profile describes the school's Fall Enrollment, Number and Percent of students enrolled for the entire school year, Number and Percent of students receiving free or reduced-cost lunch, Number and Percent of students in Special Education programs, Number and Percent of students with Limited English Proficiency and Percent of Kindergarteners who attended Preschool.

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Ethnicity Statistics

Kalihi-waena Elementary School Ethnicity Statistics

Kalihi-waena Elementary School's Ethnicity report focuses on giving the number and percent of students enrolled by race. It describes the population of the 13 common races as well as other foreign races usually enrolled in a school.

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Kalihi-waena Elementary School Ethnicity By Race

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Enrollment Statistics

Kalihi-waena Elementary School Enrollment Statistics

Kalihi-waena Elementary School's Enrollment Statistics shows the no. of students enrolled in each year. Animated graph is used to easily determine how enrollment fluctuates every year.



Kalihi-waena Elementary School Facilities

Kalihi-waena Elementary School's facility report shows total number and shortage of classrooms if any. It also shows comprehensive condition of the facilities like building exterior, building interior, grounds, sanitation etc. through its Inspection rating.

School Facilities are considered inadequate if below 70%; marginal if between 70% and 99%; and in excess of state standard if above 100%. School population is placed into size categories and is used in formulas to determine State standards for space.

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Kalihi-waena Elementary School Facilities

Kalihi-waena Elementary School Inspection Rating

For each category:
1 = Unacceptable; 2 = Satisfactory; 3 = Very Good

For Total:
6-8 = Unacceptable;
9-15 = Satisfactory;
16-18 = Very Good

Kalihi-waena Elementary School Adequacy of School's Space Compared with State Standards

School facilities are considered inadequate if below 70%; marginal if between 70% and 99%; and in excess of state standard if above 100%. School population is placed into size categories and is used in formulas to determine State standards for space.

Attendance & Absences

Kalihi-waena Elementary School Attendance & Absences

Kalihi-waena Elementary School's Attendance & Absences shows the average daily attendance and average daily absences compared to the State Standard.

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Kalihi-waena Elementary School Retention

Kalihi-waena Elementary School's Retention is also included in this report where it shows the percent(%) of students retained in every school year.

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Kalihi-waena Elementary School Suspensions

Kalihi-waena Elementary School's Suspension report shows the number of students being suspended. Offenses are categorized into "Class" depending on the nature of violation committed. Class - D, for light violation and Class - A for grave offense.

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Examples of class of suspension:
Class A: Burglary, robbery, sale of dangerous drugs
Class B: Disorderly conduct, trespassing
Class C: Class cutting, insubordination, smoking
Class D: Contraband (e.g. possession of tobacco)

Certified Staff

Kalihi-waena Elementary School Certified Staff

Kalihi-waena Elementary School's Certified Staff report includes Teaching Staff, Professional Teacher Credentials, Students per Teaching Staff and Administrative and Student Services Staff. It gives details on teacher headcount, teacher in regular and special instruction, no. of teachers serving the school for more than 5 years, no. of fully licensed teachers, librarians and counsellors.

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Test Scores Statistics

Kalihi-waena Elementary School Test Scores Statistics

Kalihi-waena Elementary School's Test scores covers Hawaii Content and Performance Standards (HCPS) and SAT9/TerraNova. Scores are given based on the grade level and the no. of students tested in a given year.

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