Hawaii State Superintendent of Education :Kathryn Matayoshi
Length of School Year: A minimum of 180 school days is required by Hawaii state law.
Number of Public School Districts: There are 1 public school districts in Hawaii.
Number of Public Schools: There are 291 public schools in Hawaii. ****
Number of Students Served in Public Schools: There are 170,196 public school students in Hawaii. ****
Number of Teachers in Public Schools: There are 11,472 public school teachers in Hawaii.****
Number of Charter Schools: There are 31 charter schools in Hawaii.
Per Pupil Spending: Hawaii spends $12,370 per pupil in public education. ****
Average Class Size: The average class size In Hawaii is 15.7 students per 1 teacher. ****
% of Title I Schools: 63.4% of schools in Hawaii are Title I Schools.****
% With Individualized Education Programs (IEP): 11.1% of students in Hawaii are on IEP's. ****
% in Limited-English Proficiency Programs: 10.0% of students in Hawaii are in limited-English Proficient Programs.****
% of Student Eligible for Free/Reduced Lunches: 43.3% of student in Hawaii schools are eligible for free/reduced lunches.****
Ethnic/Racial Student Breakdown****
Asian/Pacific Islander: 72.7%
American Indian/Alaskan Native: 0.6%
School Assessment Data
Graduation Rate: 75.4% of all students entering high school in Hawaii graduate. **
ACT/SAT rank: 154.7 students per 1000 in Hawaii had a score of 25+ on the ACT or a 1780+ on the SAT. ***
8th grade NAEP assessment scores:****
Math: 278 is the scaled score for 8th grade students in Hawaii. The U.S. average was 283.
Reading: 257 is the scaled score for 8th grade students in Hawaii. The U.S. average was 264.
% of Students Who Attend College after High School: 62.3 % of students in Hawaii go on to attend some level of college. ***
Number of Private Schools: There are 128 private schools in Hawaii.*
Number of Students Served in Private Schools: There are 37,155 private school students in Hawaii.*
The average teacher pay for the state of Hawaii was $47,040.00 in 2009.##
This salary schedule is provided by the Hawaii Department of Education. Hawaii only has one district and thus the salary schedule is the same no matter what individual school.
*Data courtesy of Education Bug .
**Data courtesy of ED.gov
***Data courtesy of the NCHEMS Information Center for Higher Education Policy Making and Analysis
****Data courtesy of the National Center for Education Statistics
##Average salary courtesy of Teacher Salary Info