Hawaii

State Policies

Policy Area State Policy
Arts as Core Academic Subject

Not found in statute or code.

Early Childhood Arts Ed State Standards

Hawaii Early Learning and Development Standards (2013)

Elementary & Secondary Arts Ed State Standards Hawaii Content and Performance Standards for Fine Arts (2006)
Arts Ed Instructional Requirement - Elementary

Not found in statute or code.

Arts Ed Instructional Requirement - Middle

Not found in statute or code.

Arts Ed Instructional Requirement - High School

Not found in statute or code.

Arts Requirements for High School Graduation

Not found in statute or code.

Arts Alternatives for High School Graduation

The minimum course and credit requirements to receive a high school graduation diploma are: 2.0 credits in one of the specified programs of study [World Language, Fine Arts, or Career and Technical Education] or newly-developed proficiency based equivalents. (Hawaii State Board of Education Policy 4540)

Arts Ed Assessment Requirements

Effective learning shall be facilitated through the maximum and active participation of each student in the learning process, insuring that personal meaning is derived from curriculum content, appropriate and relevant teaching and learning strategies, and self-assessment as well as standards-based assessment, grading and reporting procedures. The learning experiences shall be included in concepts commonly taught in, but not limited to... fine arts..., or a combination of the above subject areas. (Hawaii State Board of Education Policy 2100)

Arts Ed Requirements for State Accreditation

Not found in statute or code.

Licensure Requirements for Non-Arts Teachers

Not found in statute or code.

Licensure Requirements for Arts Teachers

Not found in statute or code.

State Arts Ed Grant Program or School for Arts

Not found in statute or code.

Other State Arts Ed Policies

State Foundation on Culture and the Arts: The Foundation shall submit an annual report to the Governor and Legislature [that includes a description] of the activities of the Hawaii efforts of the Hawaii arts education partners and its progress in implementing the Hawaii arts education strategic plan and the accomplishments of the art in public places and relocatable works of art programs and the state art museum. (Haw. Code R. § 9-3)

Fine Arts Program: The Board of Education (Board) recognizes the importance of fine arts programs, which includes dance, music, theatre, and visual arts, as an integral part of the academic program for all students (K-12) and that the value and benefits of fine arts education has been extensively acknowledged. The Board is committed to supporting fine arts programs in public schools. Therefore, the Department of Education (Department) shall assist all schools in establishing and maintaining fine arts programs, subject to availability of funds. (Hawaii State Board of Education Policy 2125)

Links to Administrative Code Hawaii Board of Education Policies
Links to State Statutes

Hawaii Statutes

Arts Ed Surveys

Survey Info Description
Date of Survey

Not found

Date of Release/Publication

Not found

Population or Sample

Not found

Unit of Analysis (school or district)

Not found

Response Rate to Survey

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Survey Report

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Date of Past Survey

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Public K-12 Education Indicators

Indicator Value
Total Enrollment

184,760

Pupil/Teacher Ratio

15.9

Per Pupil Expenditures

$13,206

% High School Graduation Rate

75.4%

% High School Drop-out Rate

4.7%

% Eligible for Free & Reduced Lunch

50.6%

% Minority Students

86.1%

% English Language Learners

8.9%

% Served Under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)

10.7%