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2410 E Cherry St

Seattle, WA 98122

(206) 252-3500

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 341

Students Per Teacher: 19

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18 Parent Reviews for Nova High School

Nova High School exists because the dedicated students and staff that work there provide a unique experience in learning. I removed my son from SSD middle School system due to incompetency and an unwillingness to be flexible. As my son had developmental problems from birth and needed an approach to learning ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/03/13

I am a recent NOVA graduate, and I have to say that NOVA saved my life. Traditional schools never worked for me, some were bad enough that I was literally able to write the answer is Fish on my math work and I would get an A+ NOVA actually got me to think about my work and learn. I will agree with a ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 01/02/13

Something is broken and I don't know how to fix it. The lack of organization and communication is appalling. I am very open-minded, which is why we sent my child to Nova in the first place. But whenever a problem arose instead of dealing with it head-on trying to correct it, we were told our child should ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/19/12

I need to add this to an earlier review in order to address a pejorative remark that someone made. One parent said that the only type of student who will excel at Nova, is one who would excel elsewhere. Familiarize yourself with their demographics. A large percentage of Nova students transfer in mid-way ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/18/12

Nova has my 5th child now; it's been 6 years since I've posted. I feel this outstanding and flexible school should be defended. First, please note that students are NOT routinely graduated. Check their SAT scores; they are among the highest in the state. One of my 5 was shown the gate for not attending ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/18/12

This is an add-on to the last comment This school is really fantastic, its the only alternative school in Seattle so we better keep it loved as much as possible. Thats my review, please consider visiting Nova if your looking for schools. You won't be disappointed. I LOVE THIS PLACE!!!! One thing that ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 01/29/11

Nova empowers students to find their own voice. The grading system does not allow a student to fall through the cracks- if you don't "pass" the class then you don't get full credit. This system makes sure students comprehend the subject before moving on. There is a culture of mutual respect and a true ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/09/10

Because it is original school, where true learning and discovery take place.

Posted by a parent on 10/03/09

This alternative high school is student-focused and student-led. Its curriculum integrates writing, arts, and social justice and creates a safe environment for students 'outside the box' who prosper under a non-traditional learning plan. The teachers are devoted to the students and the school, which ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/29/09

the students who excel at this school are the kind of students who would excel anywhere. It has nothing to do with this school. It is, ironically, one of the most elitist, insular environments I have ever come across. The strident, suspicious of all outsider attitude of the staff should be a clue ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/29/09

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Seattle schools — Nova High School is located at 2410 E Cherry St, Seattle WA 98122. 2410 E Cherry St is in the 98122 ZIP code in Seattle, WA The school district for Nova High School is the Seattle Public Schools. Nova High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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