Nova High School

Public 9-12

 301 21st Avenue East
       Seattle, WA  98122-5364


 (206) 252-3500

District: Seattle Public Schools

SchoolDigger Rank:
231st of 315 Washington High Schools


Student/teacher ratio:  20.2
Number of students:  344

Racial breakdown:
White:
68.9%
Hispanic:
10.8%
Two or more races:
10.5%
Free/discounted lunch recipients:  24.1%

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We updated the 2017-18 rankings and test scores for this school on Tuesday, September 11, 2018.


Performance Trends
Compare Details In 2018, Nova High School ranked worse than 73.3% of high schools in Washington. It also ranked 11th among 13 ranked high schools in the Seattle Public Schools District. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2018 the calculated Average Standard Score was 35.07. (See more...)
Student Body
Compare Details Racial makeup is: White (68.9%), Hispanic (10.8%), two or more races (10.5%). (See more...)
Compare Details 24.1% of students are receiving a free or discounted lunch. (See more...)
Teachers
Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at Nova High School is 20.2. 8 high schools in the Seattle Public Schools District have better student/teacher ratios. (See more...)
Compare Nova High School employs 17 full-time teachers.
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Schooldigger 2018 Rankings:

Nova High School:

SchoolDigger ranks Nova High School 231st of 315 Washington public high schools. (See Nova High School in the ranking list.)

Seattle Public Schools:

SchoolDigger ranks Seattle Public Schools 55th of 205 Washington school districts. (See district ranking list.)

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Rank History for Nova High School

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked High Schools WA State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2004 66.23 128th 390 67.2%
2005 65.13 143rd 394 63.7%
2006 67.96 128th 395 67.6%
2007 66.02 138th 399 65.4%
2008 61.05 167th 396 57.8%
2009 72.32 104th 402 74.1%
2010 77.62 74th 423 82.5%
2011 56.65 174th 440 60.5%
2012 48.08 262nd 450 41.8%
2013 53.41 236th 454 48.0%
2016 30.67 239th 306 21.9%
2017 44.48 191st 301 36.5%
2018 35.07 231st 315 26.7%

Data source: test scores: Washington Office of Superindentent of Public Instruction, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

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Data source: Washington State Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction

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by a parent
Monday, October 22, 2018

Open Quote An excellent school for independent learners and students who face challenges. The teachers and staff are caring and extremely qualified, and they bring a student-centered approach that engages students. The scores posted here don't reflect the true value of this school, and the strength of the support students receive from their teachers. Close Quote


Enrollment information for Nova High School

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
1988 66 15 6 11 16 n/a n/a 0 114
1989 72 12 3 8 20 n/a n/a 0 115
1990 70 18 6 11 15 n/a n/a 0 120
1991 89 16 12 7 11 n/a n/a 0 135
1992 83 11 11 7 8 n/a n/a 0 120
1993 99 6 6 8 11 n/a n/a 0 130
1994 90 8 8 11 11 n/a n/a 0 128
1995 86 10 4 15 15 n/a n/a 0 130
1996 86 10 4 15 15 n/a n/a 0 130
1997 79 15 8 16 17 n/a n/a 0 135
1998 126 18 6 20 20 n/a n/a 0 190
1999 158 18 9 17 18 n/a n/a 0 220
2000 186 18 10 15 10 n/a n/a 0 239
2001 190 18 7 12 8 n/a n/a 0 235
2002 195 15 14 20 16 n/a n/a 0 260
2003 195 15 14 20 16 n/a n/a 0 260
2004 216 15 14 19 10 n/a n/a 0 274
2005 229 20 8 16 8 n/a n/a 0 281
2006 205 23 15 29 10 n/a n/a 0 282
2007 211 26 14 30 8 n/a n/a 0 289
2008 195 26 23 32 15 n/a n/a 0 291
2009 218 25 18 33 18 n/a n/a 0 312
2010 256 28 26 26 13 n/a n/a 0 349
2011 246 32 23 24 6 0 1 0 332
2012 250 25 18 26 6 0 16 0 341
2013 231 26 23 34 7 1 17 0 339
2014 232 24 22 25 3 1 19 0 326
2015 228 25 27 26 6 0 29 0 341
2016 237 11 18 37 5 0 36 0 344

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Enrollment/Ethnicity
For more information about how the Department of Education defines ethnicity, see Defining Race and Ethnicity Data, National Center for Education Statistics

Students eligible for free or discounted lunch at Nova High School

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1988 114 0.0 0.0 0.0
1989 115 0.0 0.0 n/a
1990 120 0.0 0.0 0.0
1991 135 0.0 0.0 n/a
1992 120 0.0 0.0 n/a
1993 130 0.0 0.0 n/a
1994 128 0.0 n/a n/a
1995 130 5.6 23.2 n/a
1996 130 5.6 23.2 n/a
1997 135 5.6 24.1 n/a
1998 190 7.3 26.0 n/a
1999 220 9.4 23.4 n/a
2000 239 7.1 33.7 n/a
2001 235 11.0 21.4 n/a
2002 260 11.4 22.8 n/a
2003 260 11.4 22.8 n/a
2004 274 11.0 24.9 n/a
2005 281 11.0 25.5 0.0
2006 282 13.4 21.0 16.0
2007 289 14.5 19.9 n/a
2008 291 14.5 20.1 0.0
2009 312 14.5 21.5 12.8
2010 349 16.8 20.7 21.2
2011 332 17.0 19.5 24.4
2012 341 17.8 19.1 28.7
2013 339 17.7 19.1 27.4
2014 326 n/a n/a 27.0
2015 341 18.0 18.9 27.0
2016 344 17.0 20.2 24.1

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Students eligible for discounted/free lunch
For information about the National School Lunch Program, see the USDA Website

Student/Teacher Ratio Nova High School

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1988 114 0.0 0.0 0.0
1989 115 0.0 0.0 n/a
1990 120 0.0 0.0 0.0
1991 135 0.0 0.0 n/a
1992 120 0.0 0.0 n/a
1993 130 0.0 0.0 n/a
1994 128 0.0 n/a n/a
1995 130 5.6 23.2 n/a
1996 130 5.6 23.2 n/a
1997 135 5.6 24.1 n/a
1998 190 7.3 26.0 n/a
1999 220 9.4 23.4 n/a
2000 239 7.1 33.7 n/a
2001 235 11.0 21.4 n/a
2002 260 11.4 22.8 n/a
2003 260 11.4 22.8 n/a
2004 274 11.0 24.9 n/a
2005 281 11.0 25.5 0.0
2006 282 13.4 21.0 16.0
2007 289 14.5 19.9 n/a
2008 291 14.5 20.1 0.0
2009 312 14.5 21.5 12.8
2010 349 16.8 20.7 21.2
2011 332 17.0 19.5 24.4
2012 341 17.8 19.1 28.7
2013 339 17.7 19.1 27.4
2014 326 n/a n/a 27.0
2015 341 18.0 18.9 27.0
2016 344 17.0 20.2 24.1

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Student-Teacher Ratio
Student/teacher ratio is calculated by dividing the total number of students by the total number of full-time equivalent teachers. Please note that a smaller student/teacher ratio does not necessarily translate to smaller class size. In some instances, schools hire teachers part time, and some teachers are hired for specialized instruction with very small class sizes. These and other factors contribute to the student/teacher ratio. Note: For private schools, Student/teacher ratio may not include Pre-Kindergarten.




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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau, the Washington State Department of Health and the Washington Office of Superindentent of Public Instruction.

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