Nova High School

  • Nova High School serves 337 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is <50% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≥90% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Washington state average of 45%.

School Overview

  • Nova High School's student population of 337 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students337 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Nova High School's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Nova High School is 0.50, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall School Rank#429 out of 2,014 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
51%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥90%
61%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Nova High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio20:119:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
5%
7%
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Hispanic
8%
23%
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Black
4%
4%
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White
69%
55%
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Two or more races
12%
8%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Nova High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score0.500.64
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Graduation Rate45-49%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Nova High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSeattle Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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