Herbert Hoover High School

Public 9-12

 5096 Elk River Road North
       Elkview, WV  25071


(304) 965-3394

District: Kanawha County Schools

SchoolDigger Rank:
14th of 112 West Virginia High Schools

Per Pupil Expenditures:  $10,698 Help

Student/teacher ratio:  20.1
Number of students:  784

Racial breakdown:

White:
97.4%
Two or more races:
1.1%
Hispanic:
0.6%
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Free/discounted lunch recipients:  44.2%

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Compare Details Herbert Hoover High School ranks better than 87.5% of high schools in West Virginia. It also ranks 4th among 8 ranked high schools in the Kanawha County Schools District. (See more...)
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Compare Details In 2022 the calculated Average Standard Score was 85.11. (See more...)
Student Body
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Compare Details Racial makeup is: White (97.4%), two or more races (1.1%), Hispanic (0.6%). (See more...)
Teachers
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Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at Herbert Hoover High School is 20.1. 8 high schools in the Kanawha County Schools District have better student/teacher ratios. (See more...)
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Compare Details The average total spent per student at Herbert Hoover High School is $10,698. 5 high schools in the Kanawha County Schools District spend more per student.
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Schooldigger 2022 Rankings:

Herbert Hoover High School:

SchoolDigger ranks Herbert Hoover High School 14th of 112 West Virginia public high schools. (See Herbert Hoover High School in the ranking list.)

Kanawha County Schools:

SchoolDigger ranks Kanawha County Schools 23rd of 54 West Virginia school districts. (See district ranking list.)


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Rank History for Herbert Hoover High School

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked High Schools WV State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2009 19.83 100th 111 9.9%
2010 28.62 91st 112 18.8%
2011 57.68 40th 113 64.6%
2012 57.30 37th 113 67.3%
2013 57.91 35th 114 69.3%
2014 73.42 15th 115 87.0%
2015 67.52 24th 117 79.5%
2016 67.56 27th 119 77.3%
2017 75.27 20th 122 83.6%
2018 41.94 66th 115 42.6%
2019 83.92 13th 114 88.6%
2021 94.70 6th 113 94.7%
2022 85.11 14th 112 87.5%

Data source: test scores: West Virginia Department of Education, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

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Enrollment information for Herbert Hoover High School

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
1989 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 733 733
1990 652 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 652
1991 676 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 677
1992 647 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 648
1993 1026 3 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 1029
1994 1035 2 1 0 0 n/a n/a 0 1038
1995 1074 3 2 0 1 n/a n/a 0 1080
1996 1074 3 2 0 1 n/a n/a 0 1080
1997 1032 6 1 1 0 n/a n/a 0 1040
1998 1027 3 0 1 0 n/a n/a 0 1031
1999 936 3 2 0 0 n/a n/a 0 941
2000 880 2 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 882
2001 804 3 0 1 0 n/a n/a 0 808
2002 730 1 1 2 0 n/a n/a 0 734
2003 730 1 1 2 0 n/a n/a 0 734
2004 704 0 0 4 0 n/a n/a 0 708
2005 743 0 0 4 0 n/a n/a 0 747
2006 715 1 1 2 0 n/a n/a 0 719
2007 778 2 0 2 0 n/a n/a 0 782
2008 793 1 0 1 0 n/a n/a 0 795
2009 764 0 0 1 0 n/a n/a 0 765
2010 794 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 797
2011 738 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 739
2012 733 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 734
2013 744 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 750
2014 711 5 4 0 0 0 1 0 721
2015 802 6 4 2 1 0 1 0 816
2016 760 3 3 3 1 0 0 0 770
2017 758 4 2 4 1 0 3 0 772
2018 759 4 3 2 1 0 3 0 772
2019 770 5 4 1 0 0 5 0 785
2020 743 4 2 2 0 0 7 0 758
2021 764 4 1 5 0 1 9 0 784

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Enrollment/Ethnicity
For more information about how the Department of Education defines ethnicity, see Defining Race and Ethnicity Data, National Center for Education Statistics

Students eligible for free or discounted lunch at Herbert Hoover High School

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1989 733 42.5 17.2 n/a
1990 652 37.5 17.3 9.8
1991 677 38.2 17.7 12.6
1992 648 36.0 18.0 13.4
1993 1029 51.0 20.2 16.7
1994 1038 50.0 20.8 12.7
1995 1080 56.0 19.3 14.4
1996 1080 56.0 19.3 14.4
1997 1040 56.0 18.6 19.4
1998 1031 52.0 19.8 19.8
1999 941 59.0 15.9 27
2000 882 53.0 16.6 31
2001 808 50.0 16.2 30.8
2002 734 46.0 16.0 33.8
2003 734 46.0 16.0 33.8
2004 708 45.0 15.7 37.6
2005 747 46.0 16.2 34
2006 719 44.0 16.3 31.7
2007 782 45.5 17.2 40.5
2008 795 45.0 17.7 37.4
2009 765 45.0 17.0 42
2010 797 49.0 16.2 42.8
2011 739 47.5 15.5 37.5
2012 734 43.0 17.0 36.4
2013 750 42.0 17.8 36.7
2014 721 42.0 17.1 44.1
2015 816 43.0 18.9 42.8
2016 770 43.0 17.9 44.2
2017 772 43.0 17.9 n/a
2018 772 40.0 19.3 n/a
2019 785 38.0 20.6 n/a
2020 758 38.0 19.9 n/a
2021 784 39.0 20.1 n/a

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Students eligible for discounted/free lunch
For information about the National School Lunch Program, see the USDA Website

Student/Teacher Ratio Herbert Hoover High School

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1989 733 42.5 17.2 n/a
1990 652 37.5 17.3 9.8
1991 677 38.2 17.7 12.6
1992 648 36.0 18.0 13.4
1993 1029 51.0 20.2 16.7
1994 1038 50.0 20.8 12.7
1995 1080 56.0 19.3 14.4
1996 1080 56.0 19.3 14.4
1997 1040 56.0 18.6 19.4
1998 1031 52.0 19.8 19.8
1999 941 59.0 15.9 27
2000 882 53.0 16.6 31
2001 808 50.0 16.2 30.8
2002 734 46.0 16.0 33.8
2003 734 46.0 16.0 33.8
2004 708 45.0 15.7 37.6
2005 747 46.0 16.2 34
2006 719 44.0 16.3 31.7
2007 782 45.5 17.2 40.5
2008 795 45.0 17.7 37.4
2009 765 45.0 17.0 42
2010 797 49.0 16.2 42.8
2011 739 47.5 15.5 37.5
2012 734 43.0 17.0 36.4
2013 750 42.0 17.8 36.7
2014 721 42.0 17.1 44.1
2015 816 43.0 18.9 42.8
2016 770 43.0 17.9 44.2
2017 772 43.0 17.9 n/a
2018 772 40.0 19.3 n/a
2019 785 38.0 20.6 n/a
2020 758 38.0 19.9 n/a
2021 784 39.0 20.1 n/a

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Student-Teacher Ratio
Student/teacher ratio is calculated by dividing the total number of students by the total number of full-time equivalent teachers. Please note that a smaller student/teacher ratio does not necessarily translate to smaller class size. In some instances, schools hire teachers part time, and some teachers are hired for specialized instruction with very small class sizes. These and other factors contribute to the student/teacher ratio. Note: For private schools, Student/teacher ratio may not include Pre-Kindergarten.
Finances

Per Pupil Expenditures for Herbert Hoover High School

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YearExpenditures from Federal FundsExpenditures from State and Local FundsTotal Expenditures Per Pupil (All Funds)
2019 $954 (8.9%) $9,745 (91.1%) $10,698

Data source: West Virginia Department of Education
Pre and Post Pandemic Data

Impact of COVID-19 on Herbert Hoover High School

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Rankings

Rank
Pre-pandemic (2018-2019)
Rank
Pandemic (2021-2022)
Change (%)
Ranks 13th of 114 High schoolsRanks 14th of 112 High schools
 1.1%

Test Scores

% proficient
Pre-pandemic (2018-2019)
% proficient
Pandemic (2021-2022)
Change (%)
11th Grade Mathematics (Herbert Hoover High School)26.632.7
 6%
   11th Grade Mathematics (Kanawha County Schools)29.728.8
 0.9%
   11th Grade Mathematics (West Virginia)2421
 3%
11th Grade English Language Arts (Herbert Hoover High School)61.956.7
 5.2%
   11th Grade English Language Arts (Kanawha County Schools)59.657.3
 2.3%
   11th Grade English Language Arts (West Virginia)51.849.9
 1.8%
11th Grade Science (Herbert Hoover High School)39.630.7
 8.9%
   11th Grade Science (Kanawha County Schools)35.231.8
 3.4%
   11th Grade Science (West Virginia)29.226.5
 2.7%

Student Body

Number of students
Pre-pandemic (2018-2019)
Number of students
Pandemic (2020-2021)
Change (%)
Total Students785784
 0.1%
African American54
 20%
American Indian00
Asian41
 75%
Hispanic15
 400%
Pacific Islander01
White770764
 0.8%
Two or More Races59
 80%




Frequently Asked Questions about Herbert Hoover High School

In the 2020-21 school year, 784 students attended Herbert Hoover High School.

Herbert Hoover High School is fed by the following schools:

Elementary : Clendenin Elementary School
Elementary : Elk Elementary Center
Elementary : Pinch Elementary School
Middle : Elkview Middle School

Herbert Hoover High School ranks 14th of 112 West Virginia high schools. SchoolDigger rates this school 4 stars out of 5.

Students at Herbert Hoover High School are 97% White, 1% Two or more races.


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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the West Virginia Department of Education. School Attendance Areas provided by ATTOM.

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMERS: Not all boundaries are included. We make every effort to ensure that school and district boundary data are up-to-date. But it's important to note that these are approximations and are for general informational purposes only. To verify legal descriptions of boundaries or school locations, contact your local tax assessor's office and/or school district.





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