Nova High School

3600 College Ave
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Nova High School serves 2,248 students in grades 9-12.
Nova High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 22% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 56% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 52%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 64% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,248 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 88%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 96% (Top 20% in FL)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 56% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Nova High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Nova High School's student population of 2,248 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 96 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
2,248 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
96 teachers
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School Rankings

Nova High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,655 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Nova High School is 0.60, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#2271 out of 3655 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
5%
3%
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Hispanic
22%
36%
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Black
58%
21%
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White
12%
36%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.60
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Graduation Rate
96%
89%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Nova High School's ranking?
Nova High School is ranked #2271 out of 3,655 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Florida.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
22% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 48% FL state average), while 56% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% FL state average).
What is the graduation rate of Nova High School?
The graduation rate of Nova High School is 96%, which is higher than the Florida state average of 89%.
How many students attend Nova High School?
2,248 students attend Nova High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
58% of Nova High School students are Black, 22% of students are Hispanic, 12% of students are White, 5% of students are Asian, and 3% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Nova High School?
Nova High School has a student ration of 23:1, which is higher than the Florida state average of 16:1.
What grades does Nova High School offer ?
Nova High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Nova High School part of?
Nova High School is part of Broward School District.

School Calendar

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Event
Date
Schools Closed / Spring Break
March 25, 2024 (Monday)
Schools Closed / Spring Break
March 26, 2024 (Tuesday)
Schools Closed / Spring Break
March 27, 2024 (Wednesday)
Schools Closed / Spring Break
March 28, 2024 (Thursday)
Schools Closed
April 10, 2024 (Wednesday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,248 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 88%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 96% (Top 20%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 56% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

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