Herbert Hoover High School

Herbert Hoover High School serves 750 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the WV average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 0% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is less than the state average of 8%.
Herbert Hoover High School operates within the Kanawha County s School District.
The school district's 75% graduation rate is lower than the WV state average of 79%.

Overview

The student population of 750 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 750 students
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 42 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.00 is less than the state average of 0.12. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (WV) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 14:1
White
100%
92%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.00 0.12
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.
33%
47%
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.
3%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 28,906 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 75% has decreased from 95% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,232 is less than the state average of $11,815. The district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,880 is less than the state average of $11,723. The district spending/student has grown by 9% over four years.
School District Name Kanawha County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
70
10
Number of Students Managed 28,906 3,736
Graduation Rate 75% 79%
District Total Revenue $320 MM $44 MM
District Spending $310 MM $44 MM
District Revenue / Student $11,232 $11,815
District Spending / Student $10,880 $11,723
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Capital High School (14.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Elkview Middle School (5.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Clendenin Elementary School (2.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • ClendeninClendenin Elementary School
    503 Maywood Ave
    ClendeninWV 25045
    (304)965-5311
    2.5 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 340 students                      
  • ElkviewBridge Elementary School
    5120 Elk River Rd North
    ElkviewWV 25071
    (304)965-5501
    5.7 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 151 students                      
  • ElkviewElkview Middle School
    5090 North Elk River Rd
    ElkviewWV 25071
    (304)348-1947
    5.9 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 721 students                      
  • BomontH E White Elementary School
    501 Bomont Rd
    BomontWV 25030
    (304)548-7101
    7.5 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 102 students                      
  • ElkviewPinch Elementary School
    300 South Pinch Rd
    ElkviewWV 25071
    (304)348-1943
    8.4 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 373 students                      

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