Hoover Elementary School

  • Hoover Elementary School serves 361 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 76%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is approximately equal to the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Hoover Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Hoover Elementary School's student population of 361 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students361 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Hoover Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,232 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Hoover Elementary School is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank#862 out of 1232 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
American Indian
n/an/a
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
7%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Hoover Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Iowa by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
1%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Hoover Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Iowa by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
White
90%
76%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Hoover Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IA.
Diversity Score0.190.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Hoover Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Iowa by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWest Branch Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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