Herbert Hoover High School

Herbert Hoover High School serves 734 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the WV average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 1% 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 734 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 734 students
Herbert Hoover High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 43 teachers
Herbert Hoover High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Herbert Hoover High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.02 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 17:1 14:1
Herbert Hoover High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
1%
Herbert Hoover High School Hispanic (2002-2005)
Black
n/a
5%
Herbert Hoover High School Black (1995-1997)
White
99%
92%
Herbert Hoover High School White (1990-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Herbert Hoover High School Sch Ethnicity Herbert Hoover High 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.
0.02 0.12
Herbert Hoover High School Diversity Score (1995-2007)
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.
31%
45%
Herbert Hoover High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2012)
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.
4%
8%
Herbert Hoover High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 28,713 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 75% has decreased from 95% over five years.
School District Name Kanawha County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
70
12
Number of Students Managed 28,713 3,727
Kanawha County s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 75% 79%
Kanawha County s School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $320 MM $44 MM
Kanawha County s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $310 MM $44 MM
Kanawha County s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,232 $11,815
Kanawha County s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,880 $11,723
Kanawha County s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (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 Students Grades
  • Clendenin Clendenin Elementary School
    503 Maywood Ave
    Clendenin , WV , 25045
    (304)965-5311
    2.5  mi  |  334  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Elkview Bridge Elementary School
    5120 Elk River Rd North
    Elkview , WV , 25071
    (304)965-5501
    5.7  mi  |  165  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Elkview Elkview Middle School
    5090 North Elk River Rd
    Elkview , WV , 25071
    (304)348-1947
    5.9  mi  |  724  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Bomont H E White Elementary School
    501 Bomont Rd
    Bomont , WV , 25030
    (304)548-7101
    7.5  mi  |  89  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Elkview Pinch Elementary School
    300 South Pinch Rd
    Elkview , WV , 25071
    (304)348-1943
    8.4  mi  |  375  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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Kanawha County, WV 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 0.21, which is higher than the West Virginia average of 0.12. The most diverse school district in Kanawha County is Institutional Educational Programs School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in West Virginia or national school diversity statistics.