2018-19 Strive HI System results


Links to key documents and the press release for Strive HI Performance System results for school year 2018-19, showing how our schools are doing across a range of measurements. Hawai'i's accountability system is aligned with the state's 2017-2020 Strategic Plan as well as federal law under the Every Student Succeeds Act.


On Oct. 3, 2019, the Department released Strive HI Performance System results ​for School Year 2018-19, the seventh year under the state-designed school improvement and accountability system, and the third aligned to the 2017-20 Strategic Plan and new requirements of federal law. Results were presented to the Board of Education​ that day. Key statewide results for 2018-19:​​

  • Continuing a strong readiness trend, more students are completing Career & Technical Education programs by the 12th grade — up 8 percentage points over the year prior (to 56%).
  • Graduation rates saw a spike for the first time in five years, increasing by 1.8 percentage points (to 84.4%) over the year prior; 500 more students graduated from high school on time, as compared with school year 2017-18. 
  • Strive HI results on statewide assessments remained constant over the prior year, with a slight decrease in Language Arts/Literacy and science scores. 

  • Inclusion rates increased statewide — up 3 percentage points over the year prior (to 44%).

Click the image below to view the Strive HI Statewide Snapshot, or click here.

Statewide Snapshot

2018-19 Reports

  • The Statewide Snapshot: A one-page summary of statewide student and school performance on metrics across grade spans as well as those that are specific to elementary, middle and high schools.
  • The Strive HI Master Data File: Spreadsheet​​​ with comprehensive data across all measures for each school (some data are suppressed to protect student privacy at schools with small populations). Updated: Nov. 4, 2019.
  • The Strive HI Technical Report: provides detail on how the measures are calculated​.
  • School Performance Reports: Each school's report provides a snapshot of key indicators. You can use the Report Finder​ to search for reports by school and school year, or:
    • Public Schools: Use the School Finder tool to find the school page you're looking for. Each school page has a link to its performance report. (To better understand how to read these reports, please view this sample annotated report.) For a small number of schools, details from these reports are not publicly available because of the small student population; data are suppressed to protect student privacy.
    • Charter Schools: Reports are available on the Charter Schools' page.​​​

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