Hoover Elementary School

4141 Johnson Ave Nw
Cedar Rapids, IA 52405
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Hoover Elementary School serves 443 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 69%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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School Overview

Hoover Elementary School's student population of 443 students has grown by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students443 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Rankings

Hoover Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,227 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Hoover Elementary School is 0.67, which is more 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
#1019 out of 1227 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
69%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
68%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
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American Indian
n/an/a
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
10%
11%
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Black
48%
6%
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White
30%
76%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.670.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCedar Rapids Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Hoover Elementary School is Thomas Jefferson High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Taft Middle School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Cedar Rapids Taft Middle School Math: 71% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 592 students
    0.8 miles
    5200 E Ave Nw
    Cedar Rapids, IA 52405
    (319) 558-2243
    0.8 6-8 592
  • Cedar Rapids Truman Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 290 students
    0.8 miles
    441 West Post Rd Nw
    Cedar Rapids, IA 52405
    (319) 558-2375
    0.8 K-5 290
  • Cedar Rapids Jackson Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 400 students
    0.9 miles
    1300 38th St Nw
    Cedar Rapids, IA 52405
    (319) 558-2471
    0.9 PK-5 400
  • Cedar Rapids Cleveland Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 397 students
    1.1 miles
    2200 1st Ave Nw
    Cedar Rapids, IA 52405
    (319) 558-2463
    1.1 PK-5 397
  • Cedar Rapids Madison Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 271 students
    1.2 miles
    1341 Woodside Dr Nw
    Cedar Rapids, IA 52405
    (319) 558-2473
    1.2 K-5 271

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