Nova Academy

  • Nova Academy serves 192 students in grades Prekindergarten-3.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≥80% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 60-79% (which is approximately equal to the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Nova Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than 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%.

School Overview

  • Nova Academy's student population of 192 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 11 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-3
Total Students192 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Nova Academy
Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Nova Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7,953 schools in Texas (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Nova Academy is 0.55, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#4042 out of 7953 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≥80%
78%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Nova Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-79%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Nova Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Nova Academy and the public school average student teacher ratio of Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
48%
52%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Nova Academy and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
47%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Nova Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
1%
28%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Nova Academy and the percentage of White public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
2%
All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 Score0.550.63
This chart display the diversity score of Nova Academy and the public school average diversity score of Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Nova Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
16%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Nova Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNova Academy School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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