1455 Victoria Way
Saint Paul, MN 55102
Rating
10/
10
Top 1%
Nova Classical Academy Upper School serves 514 students in grades 6-12.
Nova Classical Academy Upper School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 87% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 87% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 59%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Nova Classical Academy Upper School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:

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School Overview

Nova Classical Academy Upper School's student population of 514 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
514 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
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School Rankings

Nova Classical Academy Upper School is ranked within the top 1% of all 1,789 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Nova Classical Academy Upper School is 0.47, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank
#8 out of 1789 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
87%
56%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
87%
59%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
Asian
9%
7%
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Hispanic
6%
9%
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Black
8%
11%
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White
72%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.47
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Graduation Rate
80-89%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
8%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Students: 514 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80-89% (Top 50% in MN)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 87% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 87% (Top 1%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.47 (Top 50%)

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