Hoover (Herbert) Middle School
Hoover (Herbert) Middle School serves 976 students in grades 6-8.
Hoover (Herbert) Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 57% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 61% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic and Asian).
- Grades: 6-8
- Students: 976 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
- Minority Enrollment: 93%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 30% in CA
- Math Proficiency: 57% (Top 20%)
- Reading Proficiency: 61% (Top 30%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education
Hoover (Herbert) Middle School's student population of 976 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Hoover (Herbert) Middle School is ranked within the top 30% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Hoover (Herbert) Middle School is 0.59, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2103 out of 9659 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education
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