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Hoover Baseball


Congratulations to your Hoover Huskies baseball team and Coach Ben Buchan on first round win vs. East on Friday.  Go cheer on your Huskies at Valley tonight at 7:00pm!


Back-to-School Health Fair on July 26


Free physicals and other health services are available for students grades K-12. The Jumpstart Back-to-School Health Fair will be held at East High School this year on Saturday, July 26 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Sponsored by the Polk County Health Department and Des Moines University. Click the image for more details.


Hoover Shines at Musical Theater Awards


Students from Hoover, East, Lincoln and Roosevelt were on stage performing and winning at the 2nd annual Iowa High School Musical Theater Awards, held last night at the Civic Center and hosted by Des Moines Performing Arts. Click the image to see a list of winning performers from DMPS and see photos of the gala event.


Class of 2014


Congratulations to the Hoover High Class of 2014! After graduation rehearsal, seniors “paraded” the halls of Hoover one last time, wearing their cap and gowns. Graduation is Saturday, May 24th at 12:30pm at the Drake Knapp Center. To view more photos of the Senior walk, click the link to our Flickr page below.


Hoover, Meredith are IB World Schools!


Thanks to the great work of everyone at Hoover High School and Meredith Middle School, we have been official authorized as IB World Schools, and will be offering the International Baccalaureate’s Middle Years Programs for students in grades 6-10. Click the headline to read more about this great news for our two schools.


Share Your Graduation Joy With #DMPS2014


With the 2014 commencement ceremony just days away, we know many will be using social media to share news and announcements, as well as photos and memories, about this very special event. Use the hashtag #DMPS2014 with your graduation-related tweets and posts in order to share updates about the big day here at Hoover and throughout DMPS.

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

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Early Registration Packets are now available here. Print and return completed packets with fee payment and address verification to the Hoover Main Office Mon-Fri, 8am-3pm. Regular registration will be held on August 7th from 1pm-7pm.

Summer School hours are Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Hoover High School is an International Baccalaureate (IB) 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.