Hoover High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Des Moines Independent Comm School District" in Des Moines, IA. There are a total of 1,021 students and 60 teachers at Hoover High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 18 to 1. There are a total of 665 free lunch students and 103 reduced lunch students.
Hoover High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 60.0%, which is 23% lower than the Iowa average.
|Taking some courses||170|
|Taking some courses (not tests)||53|
|Passing some courses||49|
|Passing no courses||118|
Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Hoover High School, there are a total of 223 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 170 taking some courses.
The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.
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|Hispanic or Latino||15.2%||23.9%||9.7%||23.6%|
|American Indian and Alaskan||0.7%||0.5%||0.5%||1.2%|
|Meredith Middle School||54%||0.1||Des Moines, IA|
|Samuelson Elementary School||66%||0.8||Des Moines, IA|
|Jensen Elementary School||77%||1.0||Urbandale, IA|
|Hillis Elementary School||70%||1.4||Des Moines, IA|
|Urbandale High School||81%||1.5||Urbandale, IA|
|Olmsted Elementary School||85%||1.6||Urbandale, IA|
|Perkins Elementary School||80%||1.9||Des Moines, IA|
|Monroe Elementary School||42%||2.0||Des Moines, IA|
|Karen Acres Elementary School||87%||2.0||Urbandale, IA|
|Urbandale Middle School||83%||2.0||Urbandale, IA|
|Cowles Elementary School||90%||2.2||Windsor Heights, IA|
|Timber Ridge Elementary||90%||2.3||Johnston, IA|
|Population density (sq mi)||2,407||55||91|
|Married (15yrs & older)||49%||60%||55%|
|Completed 8th grade||82.6%||89.2%||84.3%|
|Completed high school||81.4%||87.7%||83.0%|
|Completed some college||56.8%||59.8%||59.4%|
|Completed associate degree||34.8%||38.4%||38.5%|
|Completed professional degree||2.5%||2.7%||3.3%|