Koloa Elementary School

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3223 Poipu Rd

Koloa, HI 96756

(808) 742-8460

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Grades: PK - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 370

Students Per Teacher: 22

Parent Reviews

14 Parent Reviews for Koloa Elementary School

We moved from an excellent school district on the mainland recently, as did our neighbors. This was the only elementary school we considered on the south shore. Staff faces a socioeconomic challenge daily with great energy and enthusiasm. Enrollment is up because families like us chose to bring our children ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/07/11

We are SO lucky to have a great school, wonderful and inspiring teachers, and a community that cares all within walking distance. It truly does not get any better. Actually it does; the Principal is the absolute best Leader and surprises every parent & student constantly. Always challenging the kids ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/14/10

We have just recently moved and had to pull our children out of Koloa Elementary. I miss the teachers, staff and especially the Prinicipal (Mrs. Lindsey). We always knew what was going on and were involved in so many educational extracurricular activities, now at a new school we're in the dark and ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/25/10

Koloa Elementary is a comfortable, supportive school where students are encouraged to explore and learn in a family-friendly environment. Debbie Lindsey and the entire staff have created an educational oasis for the community. I am very impressed by the wide range of educational activities from computer ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/24/10

This was my child's first year in Elementary School and I am so glad she went to Koloa. Almost every month, there was a family friendly/learning activity. There was pig out for literacy, pumpkin carving, gingerbread decorating, science night, math night, I could go on and on. If you live in the Koloa/Poipu ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/17/09

As a parent, I was very impressed with the recent May Day program. Never have I seen such a performance by the children at Koloa School relating to the hula and music of ancient and modern Hawaii. The staff at Koloa did a fantastic job of working with the children. As a family, we were in preparation ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/01/09

Koloa Elementary School is well on its way to being one of the best schools on Kauai. My oldest child started Kindergarten at Koloa in 2004. Back then there was very little parent participation, a non-functioning PTA, no school activities & no May Day Celebration. There were a few 'Parent Nights' but ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/31/09

Seems the school has moved forward in a new and positive direction. This is partly due to the new and excellent leadership of principal Debbie Lindsey, and partially due to the energy, professionalism and high level of commitment from Koloa's excellent staff. The positive energy is contagious, and ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/08/09

5 stars, we stayed on the south side to keep our son with Mr Gomez,he is the best teacher on Kauai.A credit to his profession.

Posted by a parent on 11/24/08

Great teachers, small classes...principal is wonderful.

Posted by a parent on 02/02/08

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Test scores for Koloa Elementary School

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Test Year: 2010
Koloa 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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Koloa schools — Koloa Elementary School is located at 3223 Poipu Rd, Koloa HI 96756. 3223 Poipu Rd is in the 96756 ZIP code in Koloa, HI The school district for Koloa Elementary School is the Hawaii Department Of Education. Koloa Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 5.
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