Waialua Elementary School

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67-020 Waialua Beach Rd

Waialua, HI 96791

(808) 637-8228

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Grades: PK - 6

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 570

Students Per Teacher: 15

Parent Reviews

15 Parent Reviews for Waialua Elementary School

This is a great school! This school is located in the country of the North Shore of Oahu. With a large number of Title I students, Waialua Elementary's students and staff have been named a "National Blue Ribbon School". The principal is willing to spend funds on AR, AM, KidBiz and new reading programs. ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 12/02/13

My daughter has attended this school for 2 years and has absolutely hated it. Before coming to Waialua Elementary she loved school, so this has been a real heartache for me to see. The kids are great, she has many wonderful little friends. The principle is AWESOME, he is very visible out and about mingling ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/25/12

Waialua Elementary won the state Blue Ribbon School award for 2010 and has been nominated for a National Blue Ribbon Award. Waialua's reading scores are in the top 10% of the state, even though it is a rural school with a significant portion of students receiving free and reduced lunch. Teachers are ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 11/14/10

The teachers and staff at Waialua Elementary work so well together, like a family. Their devotion to educating and caring for their children shows. Since the school year for Hawaii's public schools has being cut short by 17 days due to the furlough, it has been a very challenging time, and Waialua ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 04/19/10

Most teachers and the principal discourage parent involvement (like volunteering). Though some teachers are intelligent about children, most teachers at WES care more concerned about disciplining children than teaching them. For example, there are ineffective behavior programs in place for some lower ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/26/10

We're constantly striving to improve ourselves. WES is on one of the few schools that have met NCLB requirements every year.

Posted by a teacher on 11/06/09

The teachers and families at Waialua El. are so caring that they make it a fun place to be. So much learning takes place because we all work together.

Posted by a teacher on 11/05/09

I have taught at this school for more than 20 years. We are always working together as a team to be a leading school in the state, let alone being recognized at a national level. We have the best staff and teachers I could ever hope to work with. Our students, families and students are wonderful and ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 11/05/09

I love Waialua Elementary School because I work with the greatest group of people in the state. They are caring, sharing, unselfish people who will drop what they're doing to help anyone in need. It's a pleasure to come to work everyday, even when I'm not feeling well.

Posted by a parent on 11/05/09

Best people to work with, a great community to be a part of...

Posted by a teacher on 11/05/09

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Test scores for Waialua Elementary School

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Test Year: 2010
Waialua 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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Waialua schools — Waialua Elementary School is located at 67-020 Waialua Beach Rd, Waialua HI 96791. 67-020 Waialua Beach Rd is in the 96791 ZIP code in Waialua, HI The school district for Waialua Elementary School is the Hawaii Department Of Education. Waialua Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 6.
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