PROFICIENCY 37% 3% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
24%Santa Ana Unified
21%Santa Ana
38%California

Nova Academy is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Santa Ana Unified" in Santa Ana, CA. There are a total of 402 students and 22 teachers at Nova Academy, for a student to teacher ratio of 19 to 1. There are a total of 271 free lunch students and 60 reduced lunch students.

Nova Academy has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 37.0%, which is 3% lower than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students402
Teachers22
Student/Teacher ratio19:1
Free lunch271
Reduced lunch60

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment130
Taking some courses58
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses38
Passing no courses17

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Nova Academy, there are a total of 130 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 58 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All15-19%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School15-19%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All55-59%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School55-59%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Nova Academy race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
Caucasian 1.7% 3.9% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 1.0% 0.4% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 1.7% 3.2% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 95.1% 91.3% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.2% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.5% 0.1% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 0.9% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Wilson Elementary20%0.3Santa Ana, CA
Willard Intermediate10%0.3Santa Ana, CA
Gonzalo Felicitas Mendez Fundamental Intermediate37%0.5Santa Ana, CA
Heroes Elementary12%0.5Santa Ana, CA
Santiago Elementary31%0.6Santa Ana, CA
El Sol Santa Ana Science And Arts Academy46%0.6Santa Ana, CA
Ocsa82%0.7Santa Ana, CA
Orange County Educational Arts Academy28%0.7Santa Ana, CA
Wallace R. Davis Elementary16%0.8Santa Ana, CA
Hoover Elementary13%0.9Santa Ana, CA
Lydia Romero-cruz Elementary20%1.0Santa Ana, CA
Martin R. Heninger Elementary20%1.0Santa Ana, CA

Santa Ana demographics profile

StatisticSanta AnaCaliforniaNational
Population333,60538,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)12,29023291
Median age30.536.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)49%52%55%
Speak English18%56%79%
Speak Spanish71%29%13%

Education level achieved in Santa Ana

IndexSanta AnaCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade55.5%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school52.9%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college32.9%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree16.9%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors12.4%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters3.5%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.1%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.6%1.3%
Source: The Nova Academy data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.