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Hoover High School
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  • Public
  • DES MOINES, IA

Report Card

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C minus
  2. Diversity
    grade A+
  3. Teachers
    grade C
  4. College Prep
    grade B
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade C
  6. Administration
    grade C
  7. Sports
    grade B
  8. Food
    grade B minus
  9. Resources & Facilities
    grade C

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Hoover High School is a public school located in DES MOINES, IA. It has 959 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 19 to 1. According to state test scores, 46% of students are at least proficient in math and 55% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
55%
Percent Proficient - Math
46%
Average Graduation Rate
77%
Average SAT
1030
9 responses
Average ACT
21
120 responses
AP Enrollment
18%

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Living in the Area

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B
  2. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  3. Housing
    grade B+
Median Household Income
$79,298
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$1,163
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$224,300
National
$281,900

Culture & Safety

Poll
56%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 9 responses
Poll
56%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 9 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 29 responses
  • Dressing up for homecoming week
    24%
  • Class spirit stick challenges
    21%
  • Beating roosevelt
    17%
  • Prom
    17%
  • Homecoming pep assembly
    14%
  • Cheering at football games
    3%
  • Homecoming car rally
    3%

Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
959
Free or Reduced Lunch
81%
73%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 11 responses
73%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 11 responses
64%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 11 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
19:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$63,070
Teachers in First/Second Year
2.6%
57%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 21 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 21 responses
62%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 21 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$13,991 / year
National
$12,239
68%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 25 responses
4%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 25 responses
60%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 25 responses

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