Hoover High School



Hoover High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Hoover High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 252
10 244
11 238
12 295

Hoover High School is a public high school of the Des Moines Independent Community School District located in Des Moines, IA. It has 1,029 students in grades 9th through 12th. Hoover High School is the 42nd largest public high school in Iowa and the 5,687th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.4 to 1.

Total Students: 1,029
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 62.8

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Hoover High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 536
(52%)
4,575
(51%)
 Female 493
(48%)
4,484
(49%)

Hoover High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 377
(37%)
4,401
(49%)
 Black 272
(26%)
1,565
(17%)
 Hispanic 163
(16%)
1,797
(20%)
 Asian 154
(15%)
663
(7%)
 Two or More 59
(6%)
565
(6%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
54
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
14
(0%)

Hoover High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 663
(64%)
5,559
(61%)
 Not Eligible 300
(29%)
2,940
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 66
(6%)
560
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Hoover High School is ranked 10th out of 0 ranked schools in Iowa, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Hoover High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (70.8%) is significantly higher than the state average of 35.2%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Hoover High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1210
2006 1187
2007 1191
2008 1115
2009 1128
2010 1075
2011 1065
2012 1029

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.4
2006 17.1
2007 17.2
2008 16
2009 16.3
2010 16.5
2011 16.5
2012 16.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.50413223140496
2006 0.43807919123842
2007 0.55247691015953
2008 0.52735426008969
2009 0.59751773049645
2010 0.64744186046512
2011 0.68450704225352
2012 0.70845481049563

Compare Hoover High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,390.3% 13.9:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,640.0% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 35.2%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 70.8%
 

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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

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