Nova Classical Academy Upper School

  • Nova Classical Academy Upper School serves 462 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 88% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 90% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Nova Classical Academy Upper School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 32%.

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School Overview

  • Nova Classical Academy Upper School's student population of 462 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students462 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Nova Classical Academy Upper School is ranked within the top 1% of all 1,784 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Nova Classical Academy Upper School is 0.37, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Overall School Rankn/a
13%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
88%
60%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
90%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
7%
7%
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Hispanic
4%
9%
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Black
6%
10%
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White
79%
68%
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Nova Classical Academy Upper School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score0.370.33
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Graduation Rate80-89%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNova Classical Academy School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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