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Hoover City School District

GreatSchools Rating: 8 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
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2810 Metropolitan Way
Hoover, AL 35243
Jefferson County
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PH: (205) 439-1015
FAX: (205) 439-1001

  • Grades PK-12
  • 13,448 students
  • 17 schools

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 ARMT Results

Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

Grade 3

Reading
 91% (2013)
 89% (2012)
 90% (2011)
 91% (2010)
 91% (2009)
 89% (2008)
 90% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 87% in 2013.

Math
 86% (2013)
 85% (2012)
 86% (2011)
 82% (2010)
 85% (2009)
 83% (2008)
 82% (2007)
The state average for Math was 83% in 2013.

Source: AL Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4

Reading
 94% (2013)
 91% (2012)
 93% (2011)
 94% (2010)
 92% (2009)
 94% (2008)
 93% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 88% in 2013.

Math
 91% (2013)
 84% (2012)
 86% (2011)
 86% (2010)
 86% (2009)
 86% (2008)
 88% (2007)
The state average for Math was 82% in 2013.

Source: AL Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5

Reading
 94% (2013)
 92% (2012)
 94% (2011)
 92% (2010)
 92% (2009)
 93% (2008)
 95% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 89% in 2013.

Math
 96% (2013)
 94% (2012)
 93% (2011)
 87% (2010)
 88% (2009)
 88% (2008)
 89% (2007)
The state average for Math was 93% in 2013.

Source: AL Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6

Reading
 93% (2013)
 93% (2012)
 93% (2011)
 94% (2010)
 95% (2009)
 95% (2008)
 95% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 88% in 2013.

Math
 87% (2013)
 87% (2012)
 86% (2011)
 87% (2010)
 88% (2009)
 87% (2008)
 87% (2007)
The state average for Math was 77% in 2013.

Source: AL Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7

Reading
 96% (2013)
 94% (2012)
 94% (2011)
 95% (2010)
 93% (2009)
 93% (2008)
 91% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 87% in 2013.

Math
 87% (2013)
 86% (2012)
 85% (2011)
 87% (2010)
 84% (2009)
 81% (2008)
 83% (2007)
The state average for Math was 68% in 2013.

Source: AL Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8

Reading
 92% (2013)
 92% (2012)
 93% (2011)
 91% (2010)
 91% (2009)
 90% (2008)
 90% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 80% in 2013.

Math
 90% (2013)
 91% (2012)
 93% (2011)
 95% (2010)
 90% (2009)
 88% (2008)
 87% (2007)
The state average for Math was 77% in 2013.

Source: AL Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

About the Tests

  • In 2009-2010 Alabama used the Alabama Reading and Mathematics Test (ARMT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math.
  • The ARMT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Testing in Alabama: An Overview

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 ARMT Results By Subgroup

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

Grade 3
ReadingThis District
All Students91%
Female93%
Male88%
Black85%
Asian/Pacific Islander90%
Hispanic73%
Multiracial88%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White95%
Free lunch eligible76%
Reduced lunch eligible84%
Special education students59%
General population94%
English language learners60%
Proficient in English93%
Non-migrant91%

MathThis District
All Students86%
Female86%
Male86%
Black73%
Asian/Pacific Islander93%
Hispanic72%
Multiracial81%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White93%
Free lunch eligible70%
Reduced lunch eligible74%
Special education students56%
General population89%
English language learners70%
Proficient in English87%
Non-migrant86%
Source: AL Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4
ReadingThis District
All Students94%
Female96%
Male93%
Black87%
Asian/Pacific Islander95%
Hispanic89%
Multiracial90%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White97%
Free lunch eligible86%
Reduced lunch eligible93%
Special education students67%
General population97%
English language learners58%
Proficient in English96%
Non-migrant94%

MathThis District
All Students91%
Female91%
Male92%
Black82%
Asian/Pacific Islander97%
Hispanic81%
Multiracial81%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White95%
Free lunch eligible80%
Reduced lunch eligible88%
Special education students60%
General population94%
English language learners50%
Proficient in English93%
Non-migrant91%
Source: AL Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5
ReadingThis District
All Students94%
Female96%
Male91%
Black87%
Asian/Pacific Islander93%
Hispanic89%
Multiracial89%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White97%
Free lunch eligible84%
Reduced lunch eligible88%
Special education students54%
General population97%
English language learners54%
Proficient in English94%

MathThis District
All Students96%
Female98%
Male94%
Black91%
Asian/Pacific Islander97%
Hispanic91%
Multiracial88%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White98%
Free lunch eligible91%
Reduced lunch eligible94%
Special education students63%
General population99%
English language learners75%
Proficient in English96%
Source: AL Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6
ReadingThis District
All Students93%
Female95%
Male90%
Black84%
Asian/Pacific Islander96%
Hispanic90%
Multiracial100%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White96%
Free lunch eligible81%
Reduced lunch eligible88%
Special education students55%
General population96%
English language learners57%
Proficient in English93%
Non-migrant93%

MathThis District
All Students87%
Female89%
Male85%
Black73%
Asian/Pacific Islander99%
Hispanic78%
Multiracial84%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White93%
Free lunch eligible71%
Reduced lunch eligible74%
Special education students42%
General population91%
English language learners38%
Proficient in English88%
Non-migrant87%
Source: AL Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7
ReadingThis District
All Students96%
Female98%
Male95%
Black92%
Asian/Pacific Islander96%
Hispanic90%
Multiracial100%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White98%
Free lunch eligible89%
Reduced lunch eligible90%
Special education students70%
General population98%
English language learners64%
Proficient in English97%
Non-migrant96%

MathThis District
All Students87%
Female88%
Male87%
Black73%
Asian/Pacific Islander94%
Hispanic78%
Multiracial94%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White93%
Free lunch eligible68%
Reduced lunch eligible76%
Special education students39%
General population90%
English language learners53%
Proficient in English88%
Non-migrant87%
Source: AL Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8
ReadingThis District
All Students92%
Female95%
Male90%
Black85%
Asian/Pacific Islander94%
Hispanic82%
Multiracial94%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White96%
Free lunch eligible79%
Reduced lunch eligible95%
Special education students55%
General population96%
English language learners45%
Proficient in English94%
Non-migrant92%

MathThis District
All Students90%
Female93%
Male88%
Black81%
Asian/Pacific Islander92%
Hispanic77%
Multiracial82%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White95%
Free lunch eligible77%
Reduced lunch eligible84%
Special education students36%
General population95%
English language learners62%
Proficient in English91%
Non-migrant90%
Source: AL Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

About the Tests

  • In 2009-2010 Alabama used the Alabama Reading and Mathematics Test (ARMT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math.
  • The ARMT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama.
  • The different student groups are identified by the Alabama Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Testing in Alabama: An Overview

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 ASA Results

Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

Grade 5

Science
 92% (2013)
 90% (2012)
 89% (2011)
 85% (2010)
 84% (2009)
 83% (2008)
The state average for Science was 82% in 2013.

Source: AL Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7

Science
 93% (2013)
 89% (2012)
 87% (2011)
 91% (2010)
 90% (2009)
 82% (2008)
The state average for Science was 75% in 2013.

Source: AL Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

About the Tests

  • In 2009-2010 Alabama used the Alabama Science Assessment (ASA) to test students in grades 5 and 7 in science.
  • The ASA is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Testing in Alabama: An Overview

See Alabama's state standards

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 ASA Results By Subgroup

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

Grade 5
ScienceThis District
All Students92%
Female95%
Male90%
Black85%
Asian/Pacific Islander94%
Hispanic84%
Multiracial81%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White96%
Free lunch eligible81%
Reduced lunch eligible91%
Special education students50%
General population96%
English language learners50%
Proficient in English93%
Source: AL Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7
ScienceThis District
All Students93%
Female92%
Male93%
Black83%
Asian/Pacific Islander96%
Hispanic83%
Multiracial0%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White97%
Free lunch eligible81%
Reduced lunch eligible80%
Special education students60%
General population95%
English language learners73%
Proficient in English93%
Non-migrant93%
Source: AL Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

About the Tests

  • In 2009-2010 Alabama used the Alabama Science Assessment (ASA) to test students in grades 5 and 7 in science.
  • The ARMT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama.
  • The different student groups are identified by the Alabama Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Testing in Alabama: An Overview

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 AHSGE Results

Scale: % passing

Grade 11

Reading
 95% (2013)
 94% (2012)
 92% (2011)
 94% (2010)
 93% (2009)
 94% (2008)
 93% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 83% in 2013.

Social Studies
 89% (2013)
 89% (2012)
 88% (2011)
 90% (2010)
 91% (2009)
 88% (2008)
 88% (2007)
The state average for Social Studies was 72% in 2013.

Science
 91% (2009)
 91% (2008)
 94% (2007)
The state average for Science was 76% in 2009.

Biology I
 99% (2013)
 99% (2012)
 97% (2011)
 98% (2010)
The state average for Biology I was 95% in 2013.

Language
 87% (2013)
 88% (2012)
 88% (2011)
 90% (2010)
 93% (2009)
 87% (2008)
 90% (2007)
The state average for Language was 76% in 2013.

Math
 97% (2013)
 97% (2012)
 94% (2011)
 95% (2010)
 97% (2009)
 94% (2008)
 95% (2007)
The state average for Math was 86% in 2013.

Source: AL Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 12

Reading
 99% (2013)
 98% (2012)
 98% (2011)
 99% (2010)
 99% (2009)
 98% (2008)
 96% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 94% in 2013.

Social Studies
 0% (2013)
 97% (2012)
 96% (2011)
 97% (2010)
 98% (2009)
 97% (2008)
 95% (2007)
The state average for Social Studies was 88% in 2013.

Science
 99% (2009)
 98% (2008)
 96% (2007)
The state average for Science was 94% in 2009.

Biology I
 100% (2013)
 100% (2012)
 100% (2011)
 100% (2010)
The state average for Biology I was 98% in 2013.

Language
 0% (2013)
 96% (2012)
 97% (2011)
 98% (2010)
 99% (2009)
 98% (2008)
 96% (2007)
The state average for Language was 91% in 2013.

Math
 99% (2013)
 99% (2012)
 99% (2011)
 99% (2010)
 99% (2009)
 99% (2008)
 97% (2007)
The state average for Math was 95% in 2013.

Source: AL Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

About the Tests

  • In 2009-2010 Alabama used the Alabama High School Graduation Exam (AHSGE) to test high school students in reading, math, language, science and social studies.
  • High school students must pass the AHSGE in order to graduate.
  • The AHSGE is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama.
  • The goal is for all students to pass the test.

Testing in Alabama: An Overview

See Alabama's state standards

Compare all high schools in this district

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 AHSGE Results By Subgroup

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

Scale: % passing

Grade 11
ReadingThis District
All Students95%
Female97%
Male94%
Black87%
Asian/Pacific Islander95%
Hispanic89%
Multiracial95%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White98%
Free lunch eligible85%
Reduced lunch eligible85%
Special education students53%
General population97%
Non-migrant95%

Social StudiesThis District
All Students89%
Female87%
Male91%
Black72%
Asian/Pacific Islander0%
Hispanic91%
Multiracial65%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White95%
Free lunch eligible72%
Reduced lunch eligible70%
Special education students48%
General population91%
Non-migrant89%

Biology IThis District
All Students99%
Female99%
Male98%
Black96%
Asian/Pacific Islander98%
Hispanic100%
Multiracial100%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White100%
Free lunch eligible95%
Reduced lunch eligible100%
Special education students84%
General population99%
Non-migrant99%

LanguageThis District
All Students87%
Female91%
Male82%
Black69%
Asian/Pacific Islander88%
Hispanic75%
Multiracial81%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White94%
Free lunch eligible66%
Reduced lunch eligible64%
Special education students30%
General population89%
Non-migrant87%

MathThis District
All Students97%
Female99%
Male96%
Black88%
Asian/Pacific Islander98%
Hispanic100%
Multiracial100%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White100%
Free lunch eligible91%
Reduced lunch eligible93%
Special education students65%
General population99%
Non-migrant97%
Source: AL Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 12
ReadingThis District
All Students99%
Female99%
Male99%
Black97%
Asian/Pacific Islander100%
Hispanic97%
Multiracial100%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White100%
Free lunch eligible96%
Reduced lunch eligible95%
Special education students80%
General population99%
Non-migrant99%

Social StudiesThis District
All Students0%
Female95%
Male0%
Black88%
Asian/Pacific Islander91%
Hispanic88%
Multiracial88%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White0%
Free lunch eligible85%
Reduced lunch eligible90%
Special education students63%
General population0%
Non-migrant0%

Biology IThis District
All Students100%
Female100%
Male100%
Black100%
Asian/Pacific Islander100%
Hispanic100%
Multiracial100%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White100%
Free lunch eligible100%
Reduced lunch eligible100%
Special education students0%
General population100%
Non-migrant100%

LanguageThis District
All Students0%
Female0%
Male0%
Black91%
Asian/Pacific Islander0%
Hispanic91%
Multiracial0%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White0%
Free lunch eligible89%
Reduced lunch eligible93%
Special education students57%
General population0%
Non-migrant0%

MathThis District
All Students99%
Female99%
Male99%
Black97%
Asian/Pacific Islander97%
Hispanic100%
Multiracial100%
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White100%
Free lunch eligible96%
Reduced lunch eligible95%
Special education students80%
General population100%
Non-migrant99%
Source: AL Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

About the Tests

  • In 2009-2010 Alabama used the Alabama High School Graduation Exam (AHSGE) to test high school students in reading, math, language, science and social studies.
  • High school students must pass the AHSGE in order to graduate.
  • The AHSGE is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama.
  • The different student groups are identified by the Alabama Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.
  • The goal is for all students to pass the test.

Testing in Alabama: An Overview

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 Teachers

 
Teacher data was not reported for this district.

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 Students

 
Student Ethnicity
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EthnicityThis DistrictState Average
Unspecified100%n/a

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 Spending Per Pupil

 

Finance data was not reported for this district.

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