Best High School in California#858
|Rating||3 out of 10|
|Grades||9 to 12th grade|
|School District||San Diego Unified|
|Location||4474 El Cajon Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92115
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.
The Hoover High student body is mostly Hispanic with a smaller Asian Pacific population and has low racial diversity.
|Native American Indian||0.2%||5|
|Hawaiian Pacific Inlander||0.5%||11|
|Two or more races||1.7%||35|
vs. other California high schoolsLower 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
State Standardized Test Performance
Rank in California925th
Rating2 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|
|Girls||20% to 24%*||50% to 54%*|
|Boys||15% to 19%*||30% to 34%*|
State Test Proficiency by Subgroup
|Subgroup||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Asian & Pacific Islander||40% to 49%*||60% to 69%*|
|Black||11% to 19%*||20% to 29%*|
|Hispanic||15% to 19%*||35% to 39%*|
|Multiracial||less than 50%*||50% or more*|
|White||less than 50%*||50% or more*|
|With Disabilites||10% or less*||10% or less*|
|Limited English||6% to 9%*||6% to 9%*|
*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.
College Admission Test Scoring
Average SAT Score922
The average SAT score for Hoover High students in 2016 was 922.
College Admission Test Participation
Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT45%
Rank in California182nd
Rating8 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 Rate11%
AP Pass Rank in California449th
AP Pass Rate Rating5 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.
|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|
|Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate||15%||14%|
|Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate||17%|
|Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate||14%|
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4474 El Cajon Blvd.
San Diego, CA
San Diego Unified
San Diego, CA