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Herbert Hoover Elementary School

Public | PK-5

 
 

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Posted July 17, 2013

Herbert Hoover is a great school. The curriculum is second to none. I appreciated how much the teachers try to corelate lessons to something that the children can relate to in real life. My only complaint is the amount of homework. Some nights we would spend hours trying to complete it all.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 14, 2009

We, as parents, are grateful for the opportunity our daughter had to attend this school. Due to frequent moves we have experienced several elementary schools and Herbert Hoover sets the bar very high for the others. The personal interaction cannot be duplicated. Our daughter was not only taught the basics of education but her self-esteem was raised from being part of this community. The principal knows, and cares for, each child in his building. The parking situation left something to be desired but he made sure to address that issue too. A small issue in the scheme of things when educating a child but he saw the safety issue involved. Mrs. McAnally is an educator that changed our daughters entire outlook on school. Thank you. Hoover will be greatly missed.
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Posted June 24, 2008

The 2007-2008 school year is the first year at Hoover for two of my children. Thus far, we are very impressed and have very few complaints. Jeff Johannson is an excellent principal and really has his act together. Only compaint...would like to see stronger emphasis on phonics in the lower grades.
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Posted February 23, 2008

My son attends the Early Childhood Special Education Program at Hoover. I'm very impressed by the attentive and supportive nature of his teachers all the way up to the principal. The principal is a very involved man that seems to really, sincerely know and care about each of his students, even down to the preschool level. This is a great school, even when compared to Paul Norton which seems to have lived out it's reputation as the best!
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Posted November 16, 2005

All 4 of my children have gone to Hoover and it has been a great experience. Jeff Johannson is a very good principal.
—Submitted by a parent


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

The state average for Math was 77% in 2013.

67 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
94%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 76% in 2013.

67 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
96%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Iowa used the Iowa Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math. The scores reflect the performance of students enrolled for the full academic year. The Iowa Assessments are standards-based tests, which measure specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Iowa. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

Source: Iowa Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

66 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
98%

2012

 
 
96%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 75% in 2013.

66 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
97%

2012

 
 
88%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Iowa used the Iowa Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math. The scores reflect the performance of students enrolled for the full academic year. The Iowa Assessments are standards-based tests, which measure specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Iowa. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

Source: Iowa Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

72 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
96%

2012

 
 
89%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 75% in 2013.

72 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
83%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Iowa used the Iowa Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math. The scores reflect the performance of students enrolled for the full academic year. The Iowa Assessments are standards-based tests, which measure specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Iowa. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

Source: Iowa Department of Education

Math

All Students76%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White72%
Economically disadvantaged75%
Students with disabilities20%
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students84%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White82%
Economically disadvantaged85%
Students with disabilities50%
English language learnersn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Iowa used the Iowa Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math. The scores reflect the performance of students enrolled for the full academic year. The Iowa Assessments are standards-based tests, which measure specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Iowa. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the Iowa Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Iowa Department of Education

Math

All Students98%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White98%
Economically disadvantaged100%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students97%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
White97%
Economically disadvantaged93%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Iowa used the Iowa Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math. The scores reflect the performance of students enrolled for the full academic year. The Iowa Assessments are standards-based tests, which measure specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Iowa. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the Iowa Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Iowa Department of Education

Math

All Students96%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic100%
Multiracialn/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged95%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a

Reading

All Students86%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic73%
Multiracialn/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged79%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
English language learnersn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Iowa used the Iowa Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math. The scores reflect the performance of students enrolled for the full academic year. The Iowa Assessments are standards-based tests, which measure specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Iowa. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the Iowa Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Iowa Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 81% 81%
Hispanic 9% 9%
Black 5% 5%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 4% 2%
Two or more races 1% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 24%N/A39%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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Bettendorf, IA 52722
Phone: (563) 332-8636

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