Lanakila Elementary School

Lanakila Elementary School is in Liliha-Palama, nestled amidst small businesses, churches, community services and residences. Our vision, ""Lifelong learning . . . together we can make a difference!"" incorporates our belief in shared decision-making, collaboration and cooperation. We have a small school of less than 300 students, our classes include intervention groups with average class sizes of only 6 students, our faculty is committed to a challenging curriculum, and school-wide staff training on best practices based on research is conducted bi-monthly.

Lanakila's educational programs provide for all childrengifted/ talented, disadvantaged, special education, limited English proficiency and preschool. The school is committed to provide the best educational opportunities for every child and provide performance -based groupings to enhance student learning. In addition to two computer labs, art and music enrichment is provided for every student .Popular programs include the 2nd grade Animal Habitat Research Project, Star Night, the Annual Talent Showcase and Before/After-School Reading/Math Tutorials. After School Programs are offered by: Kumon, Kamaaina Kids, Chinese Lion Dance, Girl Scouts, Good Shepherd Church and Supplemental Educational Service providers. The 5th grade class has Art Enrichment at the Art Academy.

Community partnerships also enhance education at Lanakila. The Navy Seabees assist with our annual Fun Run and participate in read alouds. Students work with the Hawaii Foodbank to distribute produce to Lanakila families. Kumon donates math tutorials. University of Hawaii graduate students conduct physical fitness activities while receiving practicum experience. Our Parent Activities Committee presents monthly meetings on topics of interest. Our School Community Council meets regularly to support educational programs. The spirit of teamwork truly "makes a difference" for our Lanakila Ohana.

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Last update: Nov 20, 2009 by HSG Team

School Information

General Information

Address 717 North Kuakini Street

City Honolulu

Island Oahu

Zip 96817

Grade From K

Grade To Gr 5

Contact Person Linell Dilwith

Phone # 808 587-4466

Fax # 808 587-4468


Number of Teachers 25

Number of Students 347

District Name Honolulu

Complex Area Name Kaimuki-McKinley-Roosevelt

Complex Name McKinley

School Code 129

School Name Short Lanakila El

Military Impacted No

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Summary of Progress

Lanakila Elementary School Summary of Progress

Lanakila 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

Lanakila Elementary School Student Profile

Lanakila 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

Lanakila Elementary School Ethnicity Statistics

Lanakila 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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Lanakila Elementary School Ethnicity By Race

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Enrollment Statistics

Lanakila Elementary School Enrollment Statistics

Lanakila 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.



Lanakila Elementary School Facilities

Lanakila 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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Lanakila Elementary School Facilities

Lanakila 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

Lanakila 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

Lanakila Elementary School Attendance & Absences

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

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Lanakila Elementary School Retention

Lanakila 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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Lanakila Elementary School Suspensions

Lanakila 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

Lanakila Elementary School Certified Staff

Lanakila 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

Lanakila Elementary School Test Scores Statistics

Lanakila 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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