School Year 2014-2015
Published May 18, 2016
26th Superintendent's Annual Report - Selected Highlights
The number of public school students enrolled in school year 2014-15 was 180,895.
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 (59%) of students enrolled in Hawaii’s public schools.
The percentage of teachers with advanced degrees (37%) slightly increased in 2014-15. The percentage of fully licensed teachers for 2014-15 was 96%.
The percentage of students earning a Regular High School Diploma in 2014-15 was 80.8%. The percentage of students earning the more rigorous Board of Education (BOE) Diploma was 13.5%.