Herbert Hoover Elementary

Overview

Student Enrollment
406
Best Elementary School in California
#17
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades Kindergarten to 5th grade
School District Palo Alto Unified
Type Public
 Phone (650)320-8106
 Location 445 E. Charleston Rd.
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Charter School No

Herbert Hoover Elementary has an academic rating significantly above the average for California elementary schools based on its high test performance. It is ranked 17th in the best public elementary schools in California.

Data Citation: Unless otherwise noted, all information on this page is retrieved or calculated from data reported to the the U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics Common Core of Data and Civil Rights Data Collection for the 2014/2015 school year.

Racial Demographics

The Herbert Hoover Elementary student body is primarily Asian Pacific with a smaller Multiracial population and has medium racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White9.9%40
Black2%8
Hispanic7.4%30
Asian Pacific68.5%278
Native American Indian0%0
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander1.5%6
Two or more races10.8%44

Family Income

vs. other California elementary schools
Upper 4.6%

4.9% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the California elementary school median of 57.8%. By this measure, Herbert Hoover Elementary students are largely wealthy and rank 261st in California for elementary school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Kindergarten59
1st Grade65
2nd Grade68
3rd Grade70
4th Grade72
5th Grade72
Total406

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
90%
Rank in California
17th
Rating
10 out of 10

Students at Herbert Hoover Elementary scored an average 90% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the California Department of Education. Performance is significantly above the state elementary school median of 34% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 1.3% of California elementary schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls85% to 89%*90% to 94%*
Boys90% to 94%*85% to 89%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islander95% or more*90% to 94%*
Blacksuppressed*suppressed*
Hispanicless than 50%*less than 50%*
Multiracial60% to 79%*60% to 79%*
White80% or more*80% or more*
With Disabilites50% or more*50% or more*
Limited English80% or more*60% to 79%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate5%9%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate7%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate3%

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
California Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
California Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
California Median0%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Location

Herbert Hoover Elementary
445 E. Charleston Rd.
Palo Alto, CA
94306
(650)320-8106

10 out of 10 1

District

Palo Alto Unified
Palo Alto, CA