School News


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.

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2015 Global Youth Institute Delegate


Hoover student, Jonathan Le (pictured here with teacher Michael Blair), has been selected to represent the state of Iowa as a delegate to the 2015 Global Youth Institute in Des Moines, October 15 to 17.  He was one of several Hoover students that participated in the 2015 World Food Prize Iowa Youth Institute in April. The Global Youth Institute … Read more »


Congratulations Class of 2015


Graduation ceremonies were held on Saturday, May 23rd. Congratulations to the 198 Hoover students that earned their high school diploma! We wish you continued success in all your future endeavors.


Sisters for Success Legislative Day on Capitol Hill


On Tuesday, May 5th, eleven young ladies, members of the Sisters for Success group at Hoover, were invited to take part in a “Day on the Hill” at the Iowa State Capitol. House of Representative Ruth Ann Gaines and House of Representative Ako Abdul-Samad hosted the legislative day for the members and leaders of the … Read more »


Hoover in Top 12 on Iowa AP Index


For the third year in a row, all five DMPS high schools are listed among the state’s top 50 high schools on the Iowa Advanced Placement Index. And according to the list prepared by the University of Iowa, Hoover is among the top dozen schools in Iowa! Click the headline to read the full story.


HOOVER STEM RESEARCH Class attend the World Food Prize Global Youth Institute


Hoover’s Scientific Research classes have been working hard to write up extended essays in preparation for the World Food Prize’s Global Youth Institute in Ames this past Monday. Students have chosen a country on which to focus and created unique solutions to an identified issue related to availability, quality or quantity of food.  Students have … Read more »

Upcoming Events

Aug 4
School Board Meeting
Aug 13
Aug 17
Husky Alliance Booster Club
Aug 25
Swimming: Girls Varsity (Rescheduled from 09-15-15)
Aug 25
Swimming: Girls JV

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 Office hours for the summer are 7:30 AM-3:30 PM, Monday – Friday.  Please call 242-7300 for assistance.

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.

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4800 Aurora Ave, Des Moines, IA 50310

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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.