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About This School

Hoover Elementary School is a public elementary school in Cedar Rapids. 387 students go to Hoover Elementary School and are mostly Asian/Pacific Islander; Hispanic; and White, non-Hispanic. 68% of the 387 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Hoover Elementary School is 13:1. Jackson Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Chorus
    • Computer arts
    • Drawing painting
  • Sports

    • P.E. classes

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Asian/Pacific Islander 6% 2%
Hispanic 6% 3%
White, non-Hispanic 56% 79%
Black, non-Hispanic 34% 15%
Asian 2% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.8% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.5% 0.5%
Multiracial 0.3% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 68% 39%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    my son is om=n an IEP level 3 special needs at hoover and i love the teachers and other staff i can call/go and check his progress at any time and they work well with me. my 5 year old also goes to hoover and loves it and her teachers. i dont see anything about putting finances about students and alot of kids there get 1/1 times with students that need it.

  • (4 years ago)

    They have a great pre school program for the severely disabled.

  • (5 years ago)

    I would agree that this school is highly focused on the business aspect and the financials. However I feel the the school and administrators do the best they can to balance the financial needs with the needs of all students regardless of their class standing. I also strongly feel that through respectful honest and open parent advocacy some of these things can change for the better. The school provides and encourages parent/child interaction in the school setting which very little is utilized. As a parent I feel that if more parents took some time to volunteer at the school to get to know the teachers and the needs of all students there would be more time to focus on the individual needsof the students. while I agree with your perspective I would also argue that jumping in to help out might be a better option than pointing fingers.

  • (8 years ago)

    In my opinion Hoover has serious issues. Leadership is more focused on the business aspect and financials than the education and growth of individual students. There is some rift between teaching staff and administration as well as large classroom sizes in the very formative grade levels of Kindergarten and 1st grade. I would like to see a focus on the higher level children not being 'left behind'. The very basic requirements are taught with not much time and attention to the actual needs of students being met. If financially it worked out my child would not be in this public school.

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