Waimea school information

Average Test Scores34%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:116:116:1
Total public schools322979,221
Total private schoolsn/a10724,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a477,963
The Waimea, HI educational system consists of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Waimea public schools have average test scores of 34% which is 24% lower than than the Hawaii average and 32% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Waimea public schools is 15:1, compared to 16:1 in Hawaii and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 90.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 90.5% have completed high school, 28.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Waimea are 32% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Waimea.
  • 90.9% of people in Waimea have completed 8th grade.
  • 90.5% of people in Waimea have completed high school.
  • 28.8% of people in Waimea have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Waimea

Completed 8th grade90.9%89.8%84.3%
Completed high school90.5%89.0%83.0%
Completed some college62.1%63.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree40.4%41.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors28.8%31.4%30.3%
Completed masters11.8%10.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.1%3.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.1%1.4%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Waikoloa Village, HI6,29242%15%
Honokaa, HI2,23837%26%
Halaula, HI63232%35%
Kapaau, HI1,93532%35%
Waimea, HI10,77034%32%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Fort Madison, IA10,76976%55%
Monroe, WI10,77155%11%
Miami Shores, FL10,77260%21%
Storm Lake, IA10,76868%38%
Sweetwater, TX10,76566%34%
Waimea, HI10,77034%32%
Source: The Waimea, 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.