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Grading Procedures

Hoover used the following grading system: A, B, C, D, and F. If a parent/guardian has any questions regarding a teacher's grading policy, please contact that teacher first.

Parents/guardians who wish ...more

Homework Requests

Homework Requests and Makeup Work

When students are absent for two days or more due to illness, homework may be obtained by the following procedure:

  • Contact a "Homework Buddy" to get assignments (you ...more

Parent Info

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Progress Reports

  1. Progress reports are run the 5th week of each quarter.
  2. Report cards are run every 9 weeks.
  3. It is the student's responsibility to give the reports to his/her parent(s).

Schedule Changes

Students have an opportunity to select classes through pre-registration. Scheduling changes are made at administration discretion. The school reserves the right to change student class schedules when ...more

Retention/Intervention Policy

Your child may be placed in Math and/or Literature strategies classes. This opportunity is provided for students who are not meeting proficiency on the district performance test District Benchmark ...more

Parent-Faculty Organization

Hoover Middle School is proud of our PFO (Parent-Faculty Organization). This group will present pertinent information at meetings which all parents are welcome to attend. Parents will be notified in ...more

Alcohol and Drug Abuse

The school recognizes its dual responsibility to:

  1. establish and carry out discipline policies and procedures in relation to the use of alcohol and other drugs by the students, and
  2. provide other ...more

Fire Drills

Evacuation maps for fire drills are posted in every classroom. Students will follow the directions given by their teachers. Setting off a false alarm is against the Criminal Code of Albuquerque and ...more

Lost and Found

Lost and found items are to be taken to or checked for in the cafeteria in the box marked "Lost & Found." All unclaimed items will be donated to the APS Clothing Bank at the end of each semester.

Conferences

Parents should always contact teachers first to address any concerns. If necessary, a conference may be scheduled through the counselor at your request. Teachers may also request conferences which ...more

Testing

To better identify and serve your child's academic needs, various form of ability testing, either in groups of individuals, are administered to students. The following tests are administered ...more

Traffic Flow Pattern (Parking Lot)

The safety of the Hoover students is of utmost importance to all of us. Therefore, parents are asked to follow the traffic patterns (shown by the arrows on the parking lot) when dropping off and ...more

Insurance

The laws of the State of New Mexico are such that a school district cannot assume liability for cost incurred in student accidents. For this reason, the Board of Education makes a Student Accident ...more

Busses

Bus transportation for students living 1.5 miles or further from the school, within the Hoover boundaries, is a privilege provided by the District. Students are reminded that they are responsible for ...more

Field Trips

To enrich the learning experiences of the students, field trips may be scheduled throughout the year. Before students are permitted to participate, they must complete an APS Field Trip Permission Form

Lockers

Hall Lockers are assigned during registration in August. Students may not share lockers and should not give their combination or key to other students. A good combination lock is strongly ...more

Textbooks

Students may be issued school textbooks. These books are very expensive and any loss or damage to them must be paid for by the student. Please be certain to put your name in all books that are issued ...more