Hilo Union Elementary

​​​​​​About this school

Hilo Union Elementary teachers deliver standards-based instruction using best practices.

Balanced Literacy is at the core of English language arts instruction in this inclusion school. Teachers in grades four to six specialize in language arts, math, or science/social studies. This configuration gives emphasis to key subject areas in preparation for the Hawaii State Assessment.

The school has a Keiki Ohana program to supports students’ transition into school or during challenging times. A Sixth Grade Academy helps transition students to middle school. Student support programs include a one-to-one tutoring utilizing volunteers to work with students on reading comprehension, accelerated math sessions for fifth graders, and Response to Intervention services.

A School Community Council represented by the administration, teachers, parents, community and students reviews the academic and financial plan and supporting parent activities at school.

Academic plan & financial plan

Prior financial plans: 2022-23 | 2021-22 | 2020-212019-20

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Prior reports: 2020-21 | 2019-20 | 2018-19 | 2017-18 | 2016-17 | 2015-16 | 2014-15 | 2013-14 | 2012-13

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School Info

Official School Name:
Hilo Union Elementary

Bryan Arbles

506 Waianuenue Avenue
Hilo, Hawaii 96720



Hilo Union Elementary

School Type:
Elementary School

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