Hoover (herbert) Middle School

Hoover (herbert) Middle School serves 1,078 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the CA average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 74%.
Hoover (herbert) Middle School operates within the San Francisco Unified School District.

Overview

The student population of 1078 students has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 1,078 students
Hoover (herbert) Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 51 teachers
Hoover (herbert) Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Hoover (herbert) Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from : over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.62 is less than the state average of 1.15. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1 22:1
Hoover (herbert) Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
56%
11%
Hoover (herbert) Middle School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
24%
52%
Hoover (herbert) Middle School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
5%
7%
Hoover (herbert) Middle School Black (1988-2012)
White
7%
26%
Hoover (herbert) Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Hoover (herbert) Middle School Sch Ethnicity Hoover (herbert) Middle School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.62 1.15
Hoover (herbert) Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
58%
10%
Hoover (herbert) Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
n/a
Hoover (herbert) Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2011)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 55,751 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name San Francisco Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
114
4
Number of Students Managed 55,751 1,671
San Francisco Unified School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $724 MM $19 MM
District Spending $778 MM $18 MM
San Francisco Unified School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $13,118 $11,099
San Francisco Unified School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $14,096 $10,975
San Francisco Unified School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Lincoln (abraham) High School (0.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is S.f. County Court Woodside Learning Center (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is West Portal Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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San Francisco, CA public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.72, which is higher than the California average of 0.45. The most diverse school in San Francisco is King (starr) Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in California or national school diversity statistics.