Pohakea Elementary School

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91 750 Fort Weaver Rd

Ewa Beach, HI 96706

(808) 689-1290

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Grades: PK - 6

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 600

Students Per Teacher: 20

Parent Reviews

8 Parent Reviews for Pohakea Elementary School

This school is HORRIBLE! Run the other way quick! We are military family of Hispanic decent and have never been sooo DISCRIMINATED! My child blends in very well with "locals" but on his first day of school he was asked if he was any kind of "howly", he is constantly reminded by the kids that if he is ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/06/14

My children have been to number of schools in the mainland and Europe. Pohakea was a pleasant surprise for me. I have found the teachers effective and approachable. My kids have enjoyed the extra curricular activities and we have had no problems in getting extra help when necessary. My children enjoy ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/19/14

When it was time for my children to begin school I was very wary of Pohakea. I even tried to get a geographic exception to a newer, more modern school. My request was denied and that was the best thing that could have happened to my kids. It is now 5 years later and my kids are doing great. The school ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/17/11

I was very surprised how awesome this school is because Iam used to a european school system, the teachers are very caring and serious about there job but they never forget about the fun. I have a special need child but this is not a problem, he is very very happy there, and he was in a private school ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/21/10

I have 5 children that attend Pohakea (they are in grades pre-K through 5th grade) and they love it. My children used to attend a school down the road but had to transfer to Pohakea due to our move. The school they used to attend is very new and so the teachers and staff are very new. There was never ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/26/09

As a military family, we have been very disappointed and regularly angered by the lack of communication and blatant discrimination at this school, by both the children and a teacher (I won't speak to all of them, because that wouldn't be fair). The academic course is not rigorous at all, and the teachers ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/23/09

I have a special ed child and this school is not a place for a child that is suppose to be in special ed for reading!!! Th at have a reading program that does not go well for her! Her IEP states 45 minutes for reading instead she is put in a class with 20 students

Posted by a parent on 02/22/08

Pohakea is a small school with many children who have diversed backgrounds. The teachers work hard to instill the mission and vision of high quality. The biggest problem I feel is the funding and also the amount of community support we have. Parents and the community must pull together along with the ...  Read more

Posted by a staff on 08/05/05

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Test scores for Pohakea Elementary School

HSA* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2010
Pohakea Elementary School
Hawaii Department Of Education
* In 2009-2010 Hawaii used the Hawaii State Assessment (HSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in reading and math. The HSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Hawaii. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the test.

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Ewa Beach schools — Pohakea Elementary School is located at 91 750 Fort Weaver Rd, Ewa Beach HI 96706. 91 750 Fort Weaver Rd is in the 96706 ZIP code in Ewa Beach, HI The school district for Pohakea Elementary School is the Hawaii Department Of Education. Pohakea Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 6.
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