PROFICIENCY 26% 42% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
44%Hawaii Department of Education

Mayor Joseph J Fern Elementary School is a school servicing grades PK to 5 and is located in the district of "Hawaii Department of Education" in Honolulu, HI. There are a total of 539 students and 35 teachers at Mayor Joseph J Fern Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 16 to 1. There are a total of 408 free lunch students and 46 reduced lunch students.

Mayor Joseph J Fern Elementary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 25.5%, which is 42% lower than the Hawaii average.


Student/Teacher ratio16:1
Free lunch408
Reduced lunch46


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 Mayor Joseph J Fern 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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Mayor Joseph J Fern Elementary School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 2.4% 13.7% 13.7% 51.1%
African American 0.4% 2.1% 2.1% 15.9%
Asian 36.6% 31.9% 31.9% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 4.7% 9.7% 9.7% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.5% 0.5% 1.2%
Hawaiian 50.7% 32.0% 32.0% 0.4%
Multiracial 5.2% 10.1% 10.1% 3.1%

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Honolulu demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)5,77412791
Median age40.938.537.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)53%57%55%
Speak English63%74%79%
Speak Spanish1%2%13%

Education level achieved in Honolulu

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%
Source: The Mayor Joseph J Fern Elementary School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.