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Save the Date: Hoover Community Night


Join us for our Hoover Community Night filled with activities and information for students and their families.  Hoover Community Night will be August 30, 2018 from 4 pm to 6pm. A light snack will be provided during the event.  Afterwards, everyone is invited to join us in cheering on our 10th Grade Football team as they … Read more »

LaShone Mosley scans ID on a DART bus.

Student IDs, DART Access to Change


The way students access DART buses is changing beginning in school year 2018-19. When students receive their school IDs this Fall, the badge will have a QR code embedded on it. The QR code will serve as the student’s “ticket” to ride DART. Students will be required to scan the QR code when boarding DART buses. Click on the headline to read more about the change, and the district’s partnership with DART.

Drumline Camp


Drumline Camp finishes up today after a successful week. Band teacher, Ryan Rowley lead the camp in the auditorium this year due to the remolding that continues in the Fine Arts classrooms. Pictured are junior, Sam Thomsen and freshman, Nathan Morrissey and drum majors, sophomore Melissa Pardock and junior, Breanna Luscombe. Band Camp starts next Monday, … Read more »

Hoover Softball State Championship Apparel 2018


Don’t miss! Order your Hoover Softball State Championship Apparel by Saturday, August 5th! Order online at . Call the Hoover Activities Office at 242-7311 for more information.

Hoover Girls Emerge as the 4A State Champions!

7/19/2018 The Hoover Huskies are your 4A State Softball Champs! Congratulations to the team and coaches (Missy Feuerbach, Katie Feuerbach and Bailey Gilberston) What a run for our Hoover Husky softball team!  Throughout regionals and state they beat the #2, #3, #4, #9 and #15 ranked teams to win it all with a 8-3 win over top seeded ADM! Along … Read more »

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!

Upcoming Events

Aug 21
Volleyball: Varsity vs. Bondurant-Farrar, PCM, Saydel Community (Away)
Aug 21
Swimming: Girls Varsity vs. Williamsburg (Home)
Aug 21
Swimming: Girls JV vs. Williamsburg (Home)
Aug 21
Volleyball: JV vs. Johnston (Home)
Aug 21
Volleyball: 9th vs. Johnston (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.