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    Hilo Union Elementary School

    Location Address:
    506 Waianuenue Avenue Hilo, Hawaii 96720 Phone Number: 8089330900
    Mailing Address:
    506 Waianuenue Avenue Hilo, HI 96720
    Basic School Information
    Operating Agency Name HawaII Dept of Education State Agency ID 001
    School Type Regular School State School ID 5-357
    Operational Status School is operational FIPS County Number 15001
    County Hawaii Locale Large Town (population above 25,000)
    Location Relative to Town Limits
    School Classroom Information
    Classroom Teachers Title I Eligible School? Title I Eligible School
    School Level Primary School School-wide Title I School-wide Title I Designated
    School Lowest Grade Offered PK Magnet School? Not a Magnet School
    School Highest Grade Offered 06 Charter School Not a Charter School
    Free Lunch Eligible Students 296 Reduced-price Lunch Eligible Students 62
    Total Free and Reduced Lunch Students 358 Migrant Students 3
    Total Students 533 Student Teacher Ratio 15.7
    Hilo Union Elementary School Students by Grade
    Prekindergarten Students 7 7th Grade Students 0
    Kindergarten Students 64 8th Grade Students 0
    1st Grade Students 67 9th Grade Students 0
    2nd Grade Students 61 10th Grade Students 0
    3rd Grade Students 61 11th Grade Students 0
    4th Grade Students 66 12th Grade Students 0
    5th Grade Students 93 Ungraded Students
    6th Grade Students 114 Total Students 533
    Hilo Union Elementary School Students by Race
    Male Female Total
    American Indiana/Alaskan 0 1 1
    Asian/Pacific Islander 200 185 385
    Hispanic 28 30 58
    Black (Non-Hispanic) 1 0 1
    White (Non-Hispanic) 41 47 88