Nova Classical Academy Lower School

  • Nova Classical Academy Lower School serves 465 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 82% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 59%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 78% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 33%.

School Overview

  • Nova Classical Academy Lower School's student population of 465 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students465 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Nova Classical Academy Lower School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Nova Classical Academy Lower School is 0.38, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.34. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Overall School Rank#35 out of 1,784 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
59%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Nova Classical Academy Lower School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
61%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Nova Classical Academy Lower School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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Asian
8%
7%
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Hispanic
4%
9%
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Black
4%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Nova Classical Academy Lower School and the percentage of Black public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
78%
67%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Nova Classical Academy Lower School and the percentage of White public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Nova Classical Academy Lower School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score0.380.34
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Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Nova Classical Academy Lower School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNova Classical Academy School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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