Lanikai Elementary - Pcs Elementary School is located in Kailua, HI and is one of 207 elementary schools in Hawaii Department Of Education School District. It is a charter school that serves 348 students in grades PK-6.
Charter schools are public schools, but differ from traditional public schools in that they are independent and are operated by educators, parents, community leaders, educational entrepreneurs, or others. Funding for charter schools is based on designated local or state educational organizations. Those organizations are responsible for monitoring and assessing the quality and effectiveness of education, but permit the schools to operate outside of the traditional public school education system.
Lanikai Elementary - Pcs Elementary School made AYP in 2011. Under No Child Left Behind, a school makes Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) if it achieves the minimum levels of improvement determined by the state of Hawaii in terms of student performance and other accountability measures. See Lanikai Elementary - Pcs Elementary School's test results to learn more about school performance.
Student Economic Level (2011)
In 2011, Lanikai Elementary - Pcs Elementary School had 14% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. Hawaii had 47% of eligible students for free or reduced price lunch programs. Eligibility for the National School Lunch Program is based on family income levels.
The Hawaii Department of Education spends $12,350 per pupil in current expenditures. The district spends 63% on instruction, 32% on support services, 5% on other elementary and secondary expenditures. More about Hawaii Department of Education District
In 2011, Lanikai Elementary - Pcs Elementary School had 13 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Hawaii average is 16 students per full-time equivalent teacher.
The Education.com TestRating is a number (1-10) calculated by Education.com that provides an overview of a school’s test performance for a given year, by comparing the school’s state standardized test results to those of other schools in the same state. For Hawaii, the TestRating is calculated using a school's 2011 Hawaii State Assessment (HSA) Results for all subjects tested.more...