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Avg. test scores 51%
High school dipl. 4%
Bachelors degree 19%

Honolulu school information

IndexHonoluluHawaiiNational
Average Test Scores49%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio19:116:116:1
Total public schools7822979,221
Total private schools4810724,874
Total post-secondary schools30477,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Honolulu are 1% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 78 public schools in Honolulu
  • 87.4% of people in Honolulu have completed 8th grade
  • 86.3% of people in Honolulu have completed high school
  • 36.0% of people in Honolulu have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Honolulu

      IndexHonoluluHawaiiNational
      Completed 8th grade87.4%89.8%84.3%
      Completed high school86.3%89.0%83.0%
      Completed some college64.2%63.5%59.4%
      Completed associate degree45.4%41.7%38.5%
      Completed bachelors36.0%31.4%30.3%
      Completed masters12.7%10.6%11.5%
      Completed professional degree4.9%3.7%3.3%
      Completed doctorate2.1%1.4%1.3%

      Honolulu, HI School Districts

      • Hawaii Department of Education

      There are a total of 78 public schools, 48 private schools and 30 post-secondary schools in Honolulu. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Honolulu, HI schools is 49%. The average student to teacher ratio is 19:1. In Honolulu, HI, an average of 87.4% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 86.3% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Waimalu, HI13,47872%46%
      Mililani Mauka, HI20,32271%44%
      Whitmore Village, HI4,57067%35%
      East Honolulu, HI47,95764%31%
      Mililani Town, HI28,46063%28%
      Honolulu, HI349,59749%1%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Aurora, CO351,13127%45%
      Anaheim, CA346,77635%29%
      Tampa, FL361,47746%6%
      Santa Ana, CA333,60524%51%
      Bakersfield, CA367,55529%40%
      Honolulu, HI349,59749%1%
      Source: The Honolulu, HI education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 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.