School News

Senior Orders


Seniors, Do you still have questions about your graduation cap and gown order? Herff Jones will be at Hoover on Tuesday, November 13th from noon to 1:30 pm. Don’t miss this opportunity to ask your questions and make your payments! You can also order your cap & gown on-line, as well as a variety of … Read more »

Hoover-Meredith Booster Club


Have you ever purchased a snack or drink at a concession stand at a Meredith or Hoover event? Concession stand sales generate the most money to help support the Booster Club’s mission. Parents who volunteer in the concession stands not only raise money for their groups, but they help promote a great experience at Meredith … Read more »

Des Moines and Kofu Student Exchange


There is a Des Moines & Kofu, Japan Student Exchange opportunity for students entering grades 7-11. In June 2019, students can spend almost two weeks immersed in the Japanese culture. They spend time as a member of a Japanese family, visit Japanese schools, and explore many cultural offerings of the beautiful cities of Kofu and … Read more »

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Hoover to be New Home for IB Diploma at DMPS


Big news for Hoover High School: we are the new home for the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme at DMPS! Students will be able to begin pursuing the IB diploma in August 2019. Click the headline more about this change and the growth of our Hoover-Meredith IB campus.

Best Buddies Halloween Bash


Every year Hoover hosts the first Best Buddies event of the year.  We had our Best Buddies Halloween Bash last Sunday from 12 – 2  here at Hoover in the large gym.  There were 5 metro schools with around 100 people in attendance.  There were games with prizes, music  and dancing, pumpkin decorating, and plenty of juice and cookies … Read more »

Hoover Yearbook Awards


The Hoover 2017-2018 yearbook came home with eight awards from the Iowa High School Press Association Fall Conference.  Seniors Ana Marquez Callabero, Maddie Freeman-Grosland and graduate Emma Andrew received awards in photography. Senior Katie Burns received recognition for her cover and page design. Senior Selima Vejzovic received recognition for her page design on the Dominican Republic … Read more »

Upcoming Events

Nov 13
Basketball: Girls Varsity vs. Southeast Polk, TBA (Away)
Nov 19
Bowling: Boys Varsity vs. Mason City (Home)
Nov 19
Bowling: Boys JV vs. Mason City (Home)
Nov 19
Bowling: Girls Varsity vs. Mason City (Home)
Nov 19
Bowling: Girls JV vs. Mason City (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:
New School Hours: 8:25 AM to 3:25 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.