PROFICIENCY 62% 39% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
44%Hawaii Department of Education

Major General William R Shafter Elementary School is a school servicing grades PK to 6 and is located in the district of "Hawaii Department of Education" in Honolulu, HI. There are a total of 472 students and 26 teachers at Major General William R Shafter Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 19 to 1. There are a total of 77 free lunch students and 81 reduced lunch students.

Major General William R Shafter Elementary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 61.5%, which is 39% higher than the Hawaii average.


Student/Teacher ratio19:1
Free lunch77
Reduced lunch81


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Major General William R Shafter Elementary School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Major General William R Shafter Elementary School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 43.2% 13.7% 13.7% 51.1%
African American 17.1% 2.1% 2.1% 15.9%
Asian 6.1% 31.9% 31.9% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 16.5% 9.7% 9.7% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.4% 0.5% 0.5% 1.2%
Hawaiian 1.5% 32.0% 32.0% 0.4%
Multiracial 15.2% 10.1% 10.1% 3.1%

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Honolulu demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,94312791
Median age23.538.537.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)82%57%55%
Speak English88%74%79%
Speak Spanish6%2%13%

Education level achieved in Honolulu

Completed 8th grade98.1%89.8%84.3%
Completed high school98.1%89.0%83.0%
Completed some college88.2%63.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree62.2%41.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors43.0%31.4%30.3%
Completed masters16.9%10.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.9%3.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.4%1.3%
Source: The Major General William R Shafter Elementary School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.