Hilo school information

Average Test Scores53%57%68%
Student/Teacher ratio17:116:116:1
Total public schools1522979,235
Total private schools510724,875
Total post-secondary schools3477,965

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  • The average school test scores in Hilo are 22% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 15 public schools in Hilo.
  • 89.5% of people in Hilo have completed 8th grade.
  • 88.5% of people in Hilo have completed high school.
  • 28.8% of people in Hilo have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Hilo

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  • Chiefess Kapiolani Elementary School966 Kilauea AveGrades: PK - 06Students: 371 · Ratio: 15:156
  • Connections - New Century Pcs174 Kamehameha AveGrades: PK - 12Students: 362 · Ratio: 15:151
  • Ernest Bowen Desilva Elementary School278 Ainako AveGrades: PK - 06Students: 396 · Ratio: 18:178
  • Haaheo Elementary School121 Haaheo RdGrades: PK - 06Students: 175 · Ratio: 20:169
  • Hilo High School556 Waianuenue AveGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,237 · Ratio: 16:149
  • Hilo Intermediate School587 Waianuenue AveGrades: 07 - 08Students: 482 · Ratio: 13:161
  • Hilo Union Elementary School506 Waianuenue AveGrades: PK - 06Students: 452 · Ratio: 13:137
  • Ka Umeke Kaeo - Pcs222 Desha AveGrades: KG - 09Students: 272 · Ratio: 17:128
  • Kaumana Elementary School1710 Kaumana DrGrades: PK - 06Students: 264 · Ratio: 17:147
  • Ke Ana Laahana - Pcs1500 Kalanianaole AveGrades: 07 - 12Students: 76 · Ratio: 16:135
  • Keaukaha Elementary School240 Desha AveGrades: PK - 06Students: 353 · Ratio: 17:147
  • Waiakea Elementary School180 W Puainako StGrades: PK - 05Students: 844 · Ratio: 18:161
  • Waiakea High School155 W Kawili StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,168 · Ratio: 17:159
  • Waiakea Intermediate School200 W Puainako StGrades: 06 - 08Students: 849 · Ratio: 17:164
  • Waiakeawaena Elementary School2420 Kilauea AveGrades: PK - 05Students: 753 · Ratio: 17:157

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Education level achieved in Hilo

Completed 8th grade89.5%89.3%83.8%
Completed high school88.5%88.4%82.4%
Completed some college60.4%62.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree40.6%40.4%37.2%
Completed bachelors28.8%30.5%29.3%
Completed masters10.0%10.3%11.0%
Completed professional degree3.4%3.5%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.5%1.3%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Hilo (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Papaikou, HI1,19449%29%
Pahoa, HI86245%34%
Keaau, HI2,54143%37%
Mountain View, HI3,07841%39%
Hilo, HI44,54953%22%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Minot, ND44,53374%9%
Biloxi, MS44,52769%1%
Charlottesville, VA44,50582%20%
Altadena, CA44,62255%19%
Apopka, FL44,46248%29%
Hilo, HI44,54953%22%
Source: The Hilo, HI education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.