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 Keaukaha Elementary

​​​About this school

Keaukaha continues to emphasize the importance of learning. For English Language Arts, Reading Wonders is the core program used in grades K-6, with the addition of ECRI in grades K-2. For Math, Keaukaha utilizes Stepping Stones in grades K-5 and Go Math in grade 6. The school continues to work on curriculum development and grade-level coherence for science, social studies, and writing. In addition, teachers and students have access to computer-based instructional programs that include i-Ready, Achieve 3000, Smarty Ants, BrainPop, and IXL. 

KES is a 1:1 school with every student having access to an iPad or a Chromebook. A computer lab with 25 iMacs exists where students in grades 1-6 have keyboarding classes. In addition, students attend other resource classes such as PE, Library, Mala, Guidance, and ‘Ike Hawai’i. Together, all of this provides a well-rounded educational environment for students.  

The seven priority areas – Academic Review Team (ART), Common Core State Standards, Educator Effectiveness System, Multi-Tiered Systems of Supports (MTSS), Data Teams/Formative Instruction, STEAM, and Induction and Mentoring – continue to be implemented school-wide. The ART, which is comprised of eight (8) certificated teachers, a school SASA, and principal, is a leadership team which meets weekly and are responsible to oversee the successful implementation of these initiatives and the overall academic progress of the school.

Academic Plan & Financial Plan

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Prior reports: 2017-18 | 2016-17 | 2015-16 | 2014-15 | 2013-14 | 2012-13

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School Info

Official School Name:
Keaukaha Elementary

Principal:
Stacey Bello
Stacey.Bello@k12.hi.us

Address:
240 Desha Avenue
Hilo, Hawaii 96720

Phone:
808-974-4181

Fax:
808-974-4868

Website:
Keaukaha Elementary

School Type:
Elementary School

Grade Levels:
kindergarten; 1st grade; 2nd grade; 3rd grade; 4th grade; 5th grade; 6th grade