Nova Academy - Coachella

Nova Academy - Coachella serves 223 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11-19% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-49% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Nova Academy - Coachella placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.

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School Overview

Nova Academy - Coachella's student population of 223 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has grown by 33% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students223 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

Nova Academy - Coachella is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Nova Academy - Coachella is 0.00, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#6884 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11-19%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-49%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
12%
Hispanic
100%
54%
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Black
n/a
5%
White
n/a
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.000.64
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Graduation Rate
70-79%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCoachella Valley Unified School District

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
All Sports Club, Chess Club, Dance Club, Debate Club, GSA Club, Leadership (ASB), Singing Club, Smash Clu
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

School Notes

  • Since 2005, NOVA Academy Early College High School has provided a rigorous yet nurturing learning environment, giving students the unique opportunity to earn college credits while completing high school. A tuition-free charter school accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), NOVA Academy instills a culture of college readiness while sustaining a 98% graduation rate.
  • NOVA Academy proudly serves nearly 700 students annually through campus locations in Santa Ana and Coachella, CA, after expanding to the desert in 2010. Founded on the belief that education opens a door to hope and the development of strong leaders, we offer a personalized approach to helping students succeed, both academically and in life.
  • OUR VISION
  • To provide students access to an academically rigorous, blended high school/college curriculum.
  • OUR MISSION
  • NOVA Academy will inspire, educate, and prepare all students to be successful in college, career, and in life.
  • OUR VALUES
  • Family - NOVA faculty and staff believe in creating a friendly, family environment to help ensure every student feels a sense of belonging and personal support. Students even participate in a class called "Family," which other schools have replicated.
  • The Whole Child - A holistic approach to education centers on the development of each student`s social, emotional, intellectual, and physical well-being.
  • Early College High School - Early college access gives students a head start on their college dreams while fueling confidence and long-term success.
  • Academic Excellence - Learning in a rigorous yet nurturing environment promotes a love of ideas while encouraging discovery, creativity, and engagement.CompassionSeeing through the lens of compassion gives hope, builds bridges, and develops a community of caring individuals.

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Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Nova Academy - Coachella is Coachella Valley High School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Bobby Duke Middle School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Peter Pendleton Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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