Hoover High

Overview

Student Enrollment
2,019
Best High School in California
#858
 Rating 3 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District San Diego Unified
Type Public
 Phone (619)344-4500
 Location 4474 El Cajon Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92115
Charter School No

Hoover High has an academic rating somewhat below the average for California high schools based on its low test performance and low AP course participation. It is ranked 858th in the best public high schools in California.

Racial Demographics

The Hoover High student body is mostly Hispanic with a smaller Asian Pacific population and has low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White2.1%42
Black10.2%206
Hispanic70.4%1,421
Asian Pacific14.8%299
Native American Indian0.2%5
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.5%11
Two or more races1.7%35

Family Income

vs. other California high schools
Lower 8.2%

82.8% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the California high school median of 48.5%. By this measure, Hoover High students are largely low income and rank 1170th in California for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman573
Sophomore545
Junior461
Senior440
Total2,019

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
30%
Rank in California
925th
Rating
2 out of 10

Students at Hoover High scored an average 30% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the California Department of Education. Performance is well below the state high school median of 42% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the bottom 25.6% of California high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls20% to 24%*50% to 54%*
Boys15% to 19%*30% to 34%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander40% to 49%*60% to 69%*
Black11% to 19%*20% to 29%*
Hispanic15% to 19%*35% to 39%*
Multiracialless than 50%*50% or more*
Whiteless than 50%*50% or more*
With Disabilites10% or less*10% or less*
Limited English6% to 9%*6% to 9%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
922

The average SAT score for Hoover High students in 2016 was 922.

College Admission Test Participation

Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT
45%
Rank in California
182nd
Rating
8 out of 10

407 out of 901 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (45%). College admission testing participation is well above the California median rate of 29% and in the top 20% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

AP Class Enrollment Rate
11%
AP Pass Rank in California
449th
AP Pass Rate Rating
5 out of 10

Hoover High offers 7 AP courses. 11 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 11% percentile and well below the median AP enrollment rate for all California schools of 21%. Hoover High had 161 taking AP exams with a 93 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 50% percentile and about equal to the California state median of 55 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 58% 55%
Students enrolled in an AP class 11% 21%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 2%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 3%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 9%
AP Courses Offered 7

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate15%14%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate17%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate14%

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students1.7%34
Boys2.6%26
Girls0.8%8
California Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students1.7%34
Boys2.6%26
Girls0.8%8

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0.2%4
Boys0.2%2
Girls0.2%2
California Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.2%4
Boys0.4%4
Girls0%0
California Median0.3%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students4.6%93
Boys5.4%55
Girls3.7%38

Location

Hoover High
4474 El Cajon Blvd.
San Diego, CA
92115
(619)344-4500

4 out of 10 1

District

San Diego Unified
San Diego, CA