Nova Education Center

720 Diablo Blvd.
Novato, CA 94947
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Nova Education Center serves 170 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
Nova Education Center placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21-39% (which is approximately equal to the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-79% (which is higher than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 170 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 61%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 40-59% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 21-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-79% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Nova Education Center ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Nova Education Center's student population of 170 students has grown by 203% over five school years.
The teacher population of 9 teachers has grown by 200% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
Total Students
170 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
9 teachers
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School Rankings

Nova Education Center is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Nova Education Center is 0.67, which is more 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1390 out of 3649 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21-39%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-79%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
8%
12%
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Hispanic
41%
56%
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Black
4%
5%
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White
39%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.67
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Graduation Rate
40-59%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Nova Education Center's ranking?
Nova Education Center is ranked #1390 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in California.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
21-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 60-79% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Nova Education Center?
The graduation rate of Nova Education Center is 40-59%, which is lower than the California state average of 84%.
How many students attend Nova Education Center?
170 students attend Nova Education Center.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
41% of Nova Education Center students are Hispanic, 39% of students are White, 8% of students are Asian, 8% of students are Two or more races, and 4% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Nova Education Center?
Nova Education Center has a student ration of 19:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Nova Education Center offer ?
Nova Education Center offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-12
What school district is Nova Education Center part of?
Nova Education Center is part of Novato Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 170 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 61%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 40-59% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 21-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-79% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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