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
9 263
10 302
11 250
12 261

Hoover High School is a public high school of the Des Moines Independent Community School District located in Des Moines, IA. It has 1,076 students in grades 9th through 12th. Hoover High School is the 40th largest public high school in Iowa and the 5,487th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.0 to 1.

Total Students: 1,076
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18:1
Full Time Teachers: 59.68
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 5,487th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 40th out of 366
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 342nd out of 365
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 46th out of 366

Support Your School With Shirts and Apparel

Sale price: $19.99
Sale price: $22.99

Search for Former HHS Students

Hoover High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 572
(53%)
4,813
(51%)
 Female 504
(47%)
4,565
(49%)

Hoover High School Students by Ethnicity

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 White 345
(32%)
4,070
(43%)
 Black 261
(24%)
1,741
(19%)
 Hispanic 212
(20%)
2,128
(23%)
 Asian 192
(18%)
831
(9%)
 Two or More 59
(5%)
548
(6%)
 American Indian 7
(1%)
46
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
14
(0%)

Hoover High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

Outer ring represents school district
  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 697
(65%)
5,647
(60%)
 Not Eligible 264
(25%)
2,694
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 115
(11%)
1,037
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Hoover High School is ranked 9th out of 362 ranked schools in Iowa, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Hoover High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (75.5%) is significantly higher than the state average of 36.6%. 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
2013 971
2014 1021
2015 1076

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
2013 16.5
2014 17.1
2015 18

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
2013 0.65808444902163
2014 0.75220372184133
2015 0.7546468401487

Compare Hoover High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,426.6% 14.3:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,800.0% 18.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 36.6%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 75.5%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Hoover High School
Des Moines, IA
Public 09 - 12 1,076 18:1  
Urbandale High School
Urbandale, IA
Public 09 - 12 1,283 15.1:1 2 miles
Roosevelt High School
Des Moines, IA
Public 09 - 12 1,793 20.7:1 3 miles
Johnston Senior High School
Johnston, IA
Public 10 - 12 1,548 18.7:1 3 miles
Johnston Middle School
Johnston, IA
Public 08 - 09 1,048 17.1:1 3 miles
Dowling Catholic High School
West Des Moines, IA
Private 09 - 12 1,436 16:1 4 miles
Indian Hills Junior High School
Clive, IA
Public 07 - 08 700 14:1 4 miles
Walnut Creek Campus
West Des Moines, IA
Public 09 - 12 139 10.8:1 4 miles
Ruby Van Meter School
Des Moines, IA
Public 06 - 12 160 5.3:1 4 miles
North High School
Des Moines, IA
Public 09 - 12 1,259 15.8:1 4 miles
Iowa Christian Academy
West Des Moines, IA
Private PK - 12 249 10:1 5 miles
High Schools Elementary Schools

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

Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

Copyright 2018. High-Schools.com. All Rights Reserved.