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4800 Aurora Ave
Des Moines, IA 50310

(515) 242-7300
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BASIC INFORMATION

  • Dress policy
    Dress code
  • Transportation
    Buses / vans provided for students
  • Coed / Single gender
    Coed
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Arts
    Orchestra, Vocal lessons / coaching, Drama
  • World languages
    Chinese - Cantonese, French, Spanish
  • Sports
    Basketball, Cross country, Football, Golf, Soccer...
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Submitted by a parent · February 25, 2011
Two of my children attended Hoover High School. We moved to Des Moines in 1994 without knowing the area. I wish we would have had the opportunity to read posts on a site like this at that time. We came from an area in Iowa with truely top rated... more

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Submitted by a parent · February 23, 2011
I attended Hoover from 94-97. Teachers and students had little interest in education. Of all my teachers only 2 of them were satisfactory most failed to control the classroom or were hamstrung by accusations of racism anytime they attempted to... more

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Submitted by a student · December 17, 2010
Hoover is a great school, and they have a lot of dedication teachers. If you don't like hoover or Des Moines school, then maybe private school is an option. Im a recent Hoover graduate, and i got to say that hoover had taught me a great deals... more

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Submitted by a parent · November 05, 2010
Hoover leaves a lot to be desired. I have 3 students there. When a student struggles, most teachers blame the student for not trying hard enough. Many teachers are stuck in a rut and not open to any new suggestions. Too many classes are boring... more

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Last modified: September 2, 2016
Last modified Hoover High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 1 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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