Herbert Hoover Elementary School

  • Herbert Hoover Elementary School serves 514 students in grades KG-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 76%.
  • Herbert Hoover Elementary School operates within the Desert Sands Unified School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 514 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades KG-5
Total Students514 students
Herbert Hoover Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Herbert Hoover Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
Herbert Hoover Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeHerbert Hoover Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio22:124:1
Herbert Hoover Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Herbert Hoover Elementary School American Indian Students (1988-2003)
Asian
n/a
11%
Herbert Hoover Elementary School Asian Students (1989-2003)
Hispanic
97%
54%
Herbert Hoover Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
n/a
6%
Herbert Hoover Elementary School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
2%
24%
Herbert Hoover Elementary School White Students (1990-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Herbert Hoover Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Herbert Hoover Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsHerbert Hoover Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.060.41
Herbert Hoover Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
87%
50%
Herbert Hoover Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2015)
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.
7%
9%
Herbert Hoover Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Desert Sands Unified School District's student population of 28,998 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,882 in this district is less than the state average of $10,238. The district revenue/student has declined by 8% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,545 is higher than the state average of $10,739. The district spending/student has declined by 5% over four years.
School District NameDesert Sands Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
34
4
Number of Students Managed28,9981,597
Desert Sands Unified School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue$288 MM$17 MM
Desert Sands Unified School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending$337 MM$18 MM
Desert Sands Unified School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student$9,882$10,238
Desert Sands Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student$11,545$10,739
Desert Sands Unified School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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