Hawai`i’s public and charter schools saw a slight increase in enrollment for a total of 179,698 students for school year 2018-19, compared to 179,255 last year (up 443 from last year).
This year, Hawai`i State Department of Education schools enrolled 168,152 students (up 57 from last year) and charter schools enrolled 11,546 students (up 386 from last year).
In 2018-19, the five largest HIDOE public schools by grade level are:
- High Schools (grades 9-12): Campbell (3,095), Waipahu (2,682), Mililani (2,616), Farrington (2,315), Maui (2,017)
- Intermediate (grades 7-8) and Middle Schools (grades 6-8): Mililani Middle (1,886), Kapolei Middle (1,526), Waipahu Intermediate (1,275), Maui Waena Intermediate (1,155), Kalakaua Middle (1,090)
- Elementary Schools: August Ahrens (1,244), Holomua (1,137), Keoneula (1,072), Ewa (1,067), Waipahu (1,016)
The five smallest HIDOE schools in the state include: Niihau High and Elementary (9), Maunaloa Elementary (38), Hawaii School for the Deaf and Blind (59), Waiahole Elementary (67) and Olomana School (71).
The five largest charter schools are: Hawaii Technology Academy (1,197), Kamaile Academy (839), Ka Waihona O Ka Naauao (738), Kihei Charter School, (652) and the Hawaii Academy of Arts and Sciences (644).
The five smallest charter schools are: Ke Ana Laahana (38), Kanaka (50), Ke Kula O Niihau Kekaha (52), Hakipuu Learning Center (54) and Kapolei Charter School (89).