A+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A+
  2. Diversity
    B+
  3. Teachers
    A+
  4. College Readiness
    A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A+
  6. Health & Safety
    A-
  7. Administration
    A+
  8. Sports
    A+
  9. Food
    A
  10. Resources & Facilities
    A-
Address
24062 Taft Rd
Novi, MI 48375
Telephone
(248) 449-1530

Novi High School Rankings

Niche ranks over 14,000 public high schools based on statistics and millions of opinions from students and parents.

Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
75%
Percent Proficient - Math
57%
Average Graduation Rate
98%
Average SAT
1370
90 responses
Average ACT
29
240 responses
AP Enrollment
20%

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
A-
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
90%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.42 responses
Poll
79%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.42 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 136 responses
Report
  • Spirit week before homecoming
    21%
  • The home football games every friday in the fall
    18%
  • Talent shows and Awkward Pause performances
    15%
  • Pep Rally before homecoming
    10%
  • The TV news program
    8%
  • The school newspaper is always interesting.
    7%
  • Relay for Life event with Novi Northville students
    7%

Students

Diversity
B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,027
Free or Reduced Lunch
8%
93%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.46 responses
72%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.46 responses
93%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.46 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
18:1
National
16:1
Average Teacher Salary
$68,869
Teachers in First/Second Year
5.5%
71%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.59 responses
76%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.59 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.59 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
A+
Based on expenses per student, number of sports offered, and student and parent reviews.
Girls Athletic Participation
High
Boys Athletic Participation
High
Expenses Per Student
$12,671/ year
National
$11,890
92%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.37 responses
54%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.37 responses
81%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.37 responses

Novi High School Reviews

361 reviews
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While I recognised that it had been touted as an excellent school by others, I didn't see that until after graduating. Looking back, I realise just how many resources were available for students to take advantage of. The large selection of AP/IB courses, variety of electives, and gamut of extracurriculars (with the capacity to create additional ones) was fantastic. Additionally, although students at Novi frequently complained about the food (being that it's cafeteria food that can be expected, however), after comparing notes with students from other high schools during my college years, I believe that Novi does (or at least did) provide a nice, more inclusive range of foods. Additionally, I think there are a lot of great teachers who are willing to take extra measures to facilitate and deepen students' understanding of course topics. Finally, I believe that I came to university significantly more prepared that I had thought I was going to, and more prepared than a number of my peers.
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Novi high school offers a high level of education that will properly prepare students for their future plans. Novi high school offers a diverse course selection that has the potential to challenge students and prepare them for their college education. Accompanied with this high level of academics are exceptional teachers that serve as role models for these students. In addition, the high level of diversity within the Novi community allows students to experience opportunities unique only to the Novi school district.
The time at the school that I have had has been fantastic! Sure I've had to have my nose in a book cramming for test after test but that's the way things work at Novi. Grades above everything. It;s not s bad mantra to have but it sure does dehumanize the students from kids into test grades. This serves as a double edged sword, because it is great to have smart students it is also great to have students that can go out into the real world and function without parental or teacher guidance.