PROFICIENCY 58% 53% higher than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #11 of 17 in Hoover City
  • Ranked #11 of 17 in Hoover
  • Ranked #143 of 1509 in Alabama
Proficiency Averages
60%Hoover City
60%Hoover
37%Alabama

Hoover High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Hoover City" in Hoover, AL. There are a total of 2,823 students and 197 teachers at Hoover High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 15 to 1. There are a total of 489 free lunch students and 155 reduced lunch students.

Hoover High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 57.5%, which is 53% higher than the Alabama average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students2823
Teachers197.05
Student/Teacher ratio15:1
Free lunch489
Reduced lunch155

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment466
Taking some courses415
Taking some courses (not tests)54
Passing some courses251
Passing no courses161

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 466 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 415 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All40%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School40%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All75%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School75%

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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Hoover High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictAlabamaNational
Caucasian 58.8% 59.9% 57.4% 51.1%
African American 27.2% 24.7% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 6.7% 6.6% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 4.4% 5.6% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.1% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.2% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.6% 2.8% 1.7% 3.1%

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Hoover demographics profile

StatisticHooverAlabamaNational
Population84,1004,841,164318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,7869291
Median age37.638.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)64%57%55%
Speak English88%95%79%
Speak Spanish5%3%13%

Education level achieved in Hoover

IndexHooverAlabamaNational
Completed 8th grade95.0%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school94.3%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college83.5%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree63.0%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors56.0%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters22.6%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree7.6%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.2%1.0%1.3%
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Source: The Hoover High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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