Waimea Elementary School

Waimea Elementary School is located in the heart of Kamuela on the Big Island. Once considered a rural community, Kamuela is rapidly becoming more suburban in nature. The community is a blend of ranching, farming and high technology. Headquarters for Keck Observatory, Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope Corp. and Parker Ranch are found within the town limits.

Waimea School was founded in 1916 as a one building schoolhouse containing 8 classrooms. Today, Waimea Elementary School is home to approximately 675 students in grades kindergarten through grade five. Waimea Elementary School will begin its first year as a restructured school. America's Choice is the comprehensive reform model to be implemented. New elements to be added to the school's literacy program include the introduction of the New Standards Performance Standards, Reader and Writers Workshops, the Million Words Reading Campaign, and the Principal's Book of the Month.

Waimea Elementary School will continue the 3rd year of the Growing with Math curriculum. And will investigate a school wide science curriculum to implement in the 2007-2008SY. Waimea Elementary School is dedicated to providing our students a rigorous, standardsbased education across the curriculum.

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Last update: Nov 20, 2009 by HSG Team

School Information

General Information

Address 67-1225 Mamalahoa Highway

City Kamuela

Island Hawaii

Zip 96743

Grade From K

Grade To Gr 5

Contact Person Marcella McClelland

Phone # 808 887-7636

Fax # 808 887-7640

Website http://power2.k12.hi.us/index.cfm?siteID=221

Number of Teachers 47

Number of Students 595

District Name Hawaii

Complex Area Name Honokaa-Kealakehe-Kohala-Konawaena

Complex Name Honokaa

School Code 387

School Name Short Waimea El

Military Impacted No

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Summary of Progress

Waimea Elementary School Summary of Progress

Waimea 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

Waimea Elementary School Student Profile

Waimea 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

Waimea Elementary School Ethnicity Statistics

Waimea 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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Waimea Elementary School Ethnicity By Race

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Enrollment Statistics

Waimea Elementary School Enrollment Statistics

Waimea 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.



Waimea Elementary School Facilities

Waimea 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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Waimea Elementary School Facilities

Waimea 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

Waimea 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

Waimea Elementary School Attendance & Absences

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

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Waimea Elementary School Retention

Waimea 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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Waimea Elementary School Suspensions

Waimea 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

Waimea Elementary School Certified Staff

Waimea 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

Waimea Elementary School Test Scores Statistics

Waimea 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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