NOVA Academy Early College High School

500 W. Santa Ana Blvd.
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
NOVA Academy Early College High School serves 406 students in grades 9-12.
NOVA Academy Early College High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (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 70-74% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

NOVA Academy Early College High School places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

NOVA Academy Early College High School's student population of 406 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students406 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

NOVA Academy Early College High School is ranked within the top 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 Early College High School is 0.12, 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
#3548 out of 9602 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:123:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
1%
12%
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Hispanic
94%
54%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
3%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.120.64
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSanta Ana Unified School District

Sports

Total Sports Offered3 sports
SportsBasketball, Dance, Soccer
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 99% graduation rate.

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Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to NOVA Academy Early College High School is Reach Academy (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Spurgeon Intermediate (0.1 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Santa Ana Spurgeon Intermediate Math: 8% | Reading: 15%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 868 students
    0.1 miles
    2701 W. Fifth St.
    Santa Ana, CA 92703
    (714) 480-2200
    0.1 5-8 868
  • Santa Ana Reach Academy Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 43 students
    0.2 miles
    1512 W. Santa Ana Blvd.
    Santa Ana, CA 92703
    (714) 431-1800
    0.2 7-12 43
  • Santa Ana Abraham Lincoln Elementary School Math: 21% | Reading: 22%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 855 students
    0.6 miles
    425 S. Sullivan
    Santa Ana, CA 92704
    (714) 972-6200
    0.6 K-5 855
  • Santa Ana Fremont Elementary School Math: 27% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 580 students
    0.6 miles
    1930 W. 10th St.
    Santa Ana, CA 92703
    (714) 972-4300
    0.6 K-5 580
  • Santa Ana Lydia Romero-cruz Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 212 students
    0.8 miles
    2701 W. Fifth St.
    Santa Ana, CA 92703
    (714) 480-2200
    0.8 K-5 212

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