Kealakehe Elementary School

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74-5118 Kealakaa St

Kailua Kona, HI 96740

(808) 327-4308

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Grades: PK - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,040

Students Per Teacher: 14

Parent Reviews

7 Parent Reviews for Kealakehe Elementary School

Awesome school. Teachers are collaborative and innovative. The principal is intelligent and child centered. The office staff is very organized and among the best in the state. Parent volunteers are lacking, though. More parental involvement is needed. This school is a gem, and it is too bad that ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/05/13

I taught at Kealakehe for three years when I moved to Kona, and I still substitute regularly now that I've retired. The reason I worked there, after retiring from 28 years teaching in California, was the dedication and quality of the teachers. Even under restructuring, their focus was the whole child. ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 08/11/10

Teachers at Kealakehe were ALWAYS great, caring & wonderful for my child. Always challenged him and promoted a great classroom atmosphere. Administrative staff, front office and Principal NEED WORK -- VERY disorganized, no 'Aloha', disrespectful and terrible to deal with. If only the staff could learn ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/02/09

Very disorganized office situation. Not very security conscious or even aware of where the kids are. My kids state test grades showed a dramatic decline after 2 years. Pulled my kids out, and now homeschool.

Posted by a parent on 06/09/09

My child's teacher is extremely organized and effective. They have been learning amazing things in Science, Literature and Math all year long. I spend time volunteering in the school and from what I see, this type of structure is the norm. My child's writing exceeds that of her peers at the private ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/03/08

The office is very disorganized. You receive a different answer depending on who you ask, and when they do put something in writing, it is wrong. It took me three weeks to have my son enrolled because of their disorganization. My sons class has 23 kids in it. Much higher than the 16 you list. The daycare ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/19/08

I really don't see much structure. Kids run wild. Every wednesdays they get out at 1:00. And they don't seem to collect box tops for help; they get the kids to sell stuff to often.

Posted by a parent on 12/12/07

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Test scores for Kealakehe Elementary School

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Test Year: 2010
Kealakehe 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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Kailua Kona schools — Kealakehe Elementary School is located at 74-5118 Kealakaa St, Kailua Kona HI 96740. 74-5118 Kealakaa St is in the 96740 ZIP code in Kailua Kona, HI The school district for Kealakehe Elementary School is the Hawaii Department Of Education. Kealakehe Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 5.
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