School News

Fine Arts Construction Continues


Construction Continues for our Band, Chorus and Orchestra Rooms so that we can fit the increasing number of students that participate in our Fine Arts Programs. Completion date is August 15–just in time for students!

Husky Softball Heads to State


Huge Shout out to our girls softball team and coaches (Missie Feuerbach, Katie Feuerbach and Bailey Gilberston)  for their victory over Lewis Central to complete their road to the STATE TOURNAMENT! First game is July 17th at 3 PM against Charles City.  Games are in Fort Dodge at Rogers Field Complex three miles north of Fort Dodge on Highway … Read more »

Online Registration Opening Soon


Online registration for the 2018-2019 school year will open on July 16th for families currently enrolled in the DMPS district. The link to register will be inside the parent portal account starting July 16, 2018. Click on the link to verify information, upload relevant documents and complete the mandatory annual online registration process. For help navigating online registration, … Read more »

2018 Commencement


The 2018 Commencement Ceremony will be held Saturday, May 26th at 12:30 PM. Family and Friends who cannot attend the ceremony can watch it on-line!There will be a live stream and Video-on-Demand recording of the graduation ceremony available through this link: The program will be shown in its entirety on the DMPS TV station. Please … Read more »

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Hoover Students Blaze Summer Trails Abroad


Three Hoover students will travel abroad this summer earning college credit on scholarship through the Council on International Educational Exchange. Their planned adventures are in keeping with Hoover’s global perspective as an International Baccalaureate school with an extremely diverse student population. Click the headline to read more.

Hoover Drama Presents – Los Ochos, A Dance with Death


May 3rd, 4th, and 5th at 7pm Hoover Drama will present the play Los Ochos, A Dance with Death by Reid Conrad.  Come see what happens when Los Ochos force the people of this small Spanish Village to sacrifice one of their own to save themselves and support the cast and crew of over 50 … Read more »

Upcoming Events

Jul 16
Online Registration Begins
Jul 17
Softball State Tournament
Aug 14
School Board Meeting
Aug 21
Volleyball: Varsity vs. Bondurant-Farrar, PCM, Saydel Community (Away)
Aug 21
Swimming: Girls Varsity vs. Williamsburg (Home)

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

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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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About Hoover High School

4800 Aurora Ave, Des Moines, IA 50310

P: 515-242-7300 | E:
School Hours: 7:40 AM to 2:40 PM


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.