Nova Academy

Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Nova Academy serves 182 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Nova Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11-19% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-39% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Nova Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

Nova Academy's student population of 182 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students182 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

Nova Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Nova Academy is 0.53, 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 (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#7023 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11-19%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-39%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
49%
52%
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Black
48%
13%
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White
1%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Nova Academy. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score
0.530.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNova Academy School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Nova Academy is Skyline High School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Nova Academy Prichard (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ascher Silberstein Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Dallas Ascher Silberstein Elementary School Math: 60% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 738 students
    0.7 miles
    5940 Hollis Ave
    Dallas, TX 75227
    (972) 794-1900
    0.7 PK-5 738
  • Dallas Urban Park Elementary School Math: 56% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 627 students
    0.8 miles
    6901 Military Pkwy
    Dallas, TX 75227
    (972) 794-1100
    0.8 PK-5 627
  • Houston Draw Academy Early Learning Center Charter School
    Grades: PK | 138 students
    1.3 miles
    7914 Westglen Dr
    Houston, TX 77063
    (713) 706-3729
    1.3 PK 138
  • Dallas Nova Academy Prichard Charter School
    Math: 39% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 481 students
    1.3 miles
    2800 Prichard
    Dallas, TX 75227
    (972) 808-7470
    1.3 PK-8 481
  • Dallas Piedmont Global Academy Math: 29% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,006 student
    1.3 miles
    7625 Hume Dr
    Dallas, TX 75227
    (972) 749-4100
    1.3 6-8 1,006

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