Hoover (herbert) Middle School

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2290 14th Ave

San Francisco, CA 94116

(415) 759-2783

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Grades: 6 - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,100

Students Per Teacher: 22

Parent Reviews

35 Parent Reviews for Hoover (herbert) Middle School

I'm a seventh grader this years and I love Hoover. I am graduating in 2016. Some of the teachers aren't really good, but a bigger majority of the teachers are really good at teaching. The counselors are super nice. Hoover gives you freedom and that's what a kid want but they don't give you too much freedom ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 01/04/15

I've had two kids in this school and the school continues to change and with each change things are more unstable, unhappy teachers, fights and bullying among studnets with a teacher right there and they won't intervene. It is ok for student to attack another student and the victim is not allow to defend ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/07/14

My daughter is about to complete her first year in Spanish immersion at Hoover. The two Spanish-language teachers (Spanish and Social Studies) are new(ish), and there are disciplinary issues that sometimes disrupt class time. I'm unimpressed with her Science teacher, but that hasn't held back her progress. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/06/13

II work for the SFUSD and have substituted at Hoover in the past. My family lives in the attendance area that feeds into Hoover. It's hard to believe what has happened to this school under the current administration. Because of a lack of discipline for the chronically disruptive students, the entire ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/05/13

Have had 2 kids here . Good teachers, but the administration (the principle at the head) do not handle discipline issues, turn their backs to it, no consequences and pushes a policy of inflating grades. No wonder the grades are meaningless and the teachers demoralized. My last child will go into private ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/14/12

There are bunch of thieves in Hoover Middle School. What a shame! My daughter's iphone and her money got stolen and she also found out her friend's iphone got stolen not long ago. It's a place of education for their future but they're learning to be a thief instead!

Posted by a parent on 10/25/12

This is a review of the Spanish Immersion Program at Hoover Middle School for the 2012 to 2012 school year. With the departure of Ms Garcia this program has been left in the hands of two young and inexperienced teachers, both are very nice young men but neither seem to be effective. My 8th grade student ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/17/12

I'm kind of sad to know that I'm leaving this school in maybe 8 months. Hoover's stuck with me for the past three years, and although the quality is not all great, I have been so proud to be a hawk. Go Hoover Hawks!!

Posted by a other on 09/22/11

IMy child just graduated 8th grade. If your child is not interested in the music program, there is no particular reason to send them to Hoover. My experience is administration hides behind teacher union rules to avoid any extra work and the (non music) teachers are mostly average to awful. There are ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/05/11

I have been at this school 2 years and it just keeps getting better. The principal is working with the staff to make an inner city school become a better place for all kids.

Posted by a parent on 05/06/10

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Test Year: 2012
Hoover (herbert) Middle School
San Francisco Unified School District
* In 2011-2012 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

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San Francisco schools — Hoover (herbert) Middle School is located at 2290 14th Ave, San Francisco CA 94116. 2290 14th Ave is in the 94116 ZIP code in San Francisco, CA The school district for Hoover (herbert) Middle School is the San Francisco Unified School District. Hoover (herbert) Middle School is a Public school that serves grade levels 6 - 8.
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