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Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Diversity
    grade C+
  3. Teachers
    grade A
  4. College Prep
    grade B
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade C minus
  6. Health & Safety
    grade A minus
  7. Administration
    grade A
  8. Sports
    grade unavailable
  9. Food
    grade B minus
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade B minus

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NOVA Academy Early College High School is an above average, public, charter school located in Santa Ana, CA. It has 430 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 24 to 1. According to state test scores, 27% of students are at least proficient in math and 72% in reading.

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NOVA Academy Early College High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
72%
Percent Proficient - Math
27%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1020
83 responses
Average ACT
21
28 responses
AP Enrollment
27%

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Living in the Area

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade D
  2. Good for Families
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade D minus
Median Household Income
$66,145
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,563
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$491,300
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade A minus
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
86%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 21 responses
Poll
81%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 21 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 77 responses
  • Family Feast
    23%
  • Spring Picnic
    22%
  • Skate Night
    16%
  • Prom
    9%
  • Battle of the Sexes
    8%
  • We get all together and enjoy the day
    8%
  • We have amazing activities that everyone comes tog
    5%

Students

Diversity
grade C+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
430
Free or Reduced Lunch
82%
61%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 23 responses
61%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 23 responses
30%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 23 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
24:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$109,726
Teachers in First/Second Year
15%
80%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 30 responses
90%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 30 responses
87%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 30 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Very Low
Expenses Per Student
$13,218 / year
National
$12,239
32%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 31 responses
10%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 31 responses
13%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 31 responses

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