School News


Spring Break Trip to Washington, DC


Plans are in the works for a trip to Washington, DC as well as historic Philadelphia during the 2016 spring break for DMPS 8th grade and high school students. For interested parents and students, please click the photo to learn more about this fun and educational opportunity including information on costs, application forms, schedules and more.

HHS Science Bound

Science Bound High School of the Year


Hoover High School has been recognized as the Science Bound High School of the Year. Science Bound is Iowa State University’s premier pre-college program to increase the number of ethnically diverse Iowa students who pursue college degrees in agricultural, scientific, technology, engineering and mathematics. The program draws students with potential from middle and high schools … Read more »

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HHS Homecoming


Hoover has been celebrating Homecoming all week long with spirit themed days! Wednesday was class day and for seniors, that meant carrying on the long standing tradition of Toga Day. The homecoming game kicks off tonight, Sept. 18th, at 7:30 vs. Roosevelt and the dance is Saturday, Sept. 19th from 7-10 PM at Hoover. Go Huskies!


Free Breakfast and Lunch at Hoover


The district’s no-cost meal program is expanding to include all students at Hoover High School. That means every day, every student can eat breakfast and lunch free of charge. This is a federally funded program through the U.S. Department of Agriculture. To read more about it, click on the headline.


School Registration


The first day of school is August 26th. Have you registered yet? School registration is now online through the Infinite Campus Parent Portal. Parents and guardians can register all of their DMPS children at the same time. Just click the Campus Portal link below under “Quick Links”. If you have any questions about your portal … Read more »


Hoover Huskies: The Class of 2015


Between May 20-24, Des Moines Public Schools celebrated the Class of 2015 at eight commencement ceremonies, proud to present diplomas to students from all of our high schools. DMPS is pleased to share photographs – 513 photos, to be exact – from all eight of our graduation events, including Hoover High School. Click the photo to see more from some of the most special events of the school year.

Upcoming Events

Oct 8
Cross Country: Girls JV
Oct 8
Cross Country: Girls Varsity
Oct 8
Cross Country: Boys JV
Oct 8
Cross Country: Boys Varsity
Oct 8
Football: 10th

Hoover High School is an IB World School. Click here to learn more about this elite classification.

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Registration for the 2015-2016 school year is now online! To register, log into your Infinite Campus Parent Portal. Click here for more information.

Hoover High School is an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School. Find out more about the IB Program under the Academics tab, or follow this link.

Remember to check the Infinite Campus Parent Portal for grade and assignment updates.  Can’t access the parent portal? Call 242-7302 for assistance.

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About Hoover High School


4800 Aurora Ave, Des Moines, IA 50310

P: 515-242-7300 | E:

Hoover High School’s instructional program is designed to meet the needs of every level of learner with course offerings creating overlapping layers of support for struggling and advanced learners.  Hoover offers the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme to all students in grades 9-10.



Welcome to Hoover! I look forward to working with you, your student and the Hoover community.