Herbert Hoover High School

  • Herbert Hoover High School serves 816 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the WV average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 10%.
  • Herbert Hoover High School operates within the Kanawha County s School District.
  • Kanawha County s School District's 78% graduation rate is lower than the WV state average of 80%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 816 students has grown by 11% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 816 students
Herbert Hoover High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Herbert Hoover High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 43 teachers
Herbert Hoover High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Herbert Hoover High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.01 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 19:1 15:1
Herbert Hoover High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Hispanic
n/a
2%
Herbert Hoover High School Black Students (2004-2005)
Black
n/a
5%
Herbert Hoover High School Black Students (1995-2014)
White
n/a
90%
Herbert Hoover High School White Students (1990-2014)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Herbert Hoover High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
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.
0.01 0.12
Herbert Hoover High 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.
37%
22%
Herbert Hoover High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
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.
4%
4%
Herbert Hoover High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Kanawha County s School District's student population of 27,576 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 78% has decreased from 95% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,616 in this district is less than the state average of $13,970. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,863 is less than the state average of $13,319. The district spending/student has grown by 9% over four years.
School District Name Kanawha County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
67
10
Number of Students Managed 27,576 3,418
Kanawha County s School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 78% 80%
Kanawha County s School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $330 MM $48 MM
Kanawha County s School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $337 MM $46 MM
Kanawha County s School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $11,616 $13,970
Kanawha County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,863 $13,319
Kanawha County s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

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