School Year 2013-2014
Published October 2015
25th Superintendent's Annual Report - Selected Highlights
The number of public school students enrolled in school year 2013-14 was 185,273. This was an increase of 2,022 students from the previous school year.
Special Needs Students
Students with special needs such as being economically disadvantaged, having a disability (504 or special education eligible), being an English Language Learner, and those students constituting a combination of one or more of these categories continue to represent the majority (58%) of students enrolled in Hawaii’s public schools.
The percentage of teachers with advanced degrees (36%) slightly increased in 2013-14 and the percentage of fully licensed teachers (97%) remained steady.
The percentage of students earning a Regular High School Diploma (80.6%) slightly increased over the previous year while those earning the more rigorous Board of Education (BOE) Diploma (15.4%) in 2013-14 remained steady.