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940 C St

Novato, CA 94949

(415) 883-4254

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Grades: K - 8

School Type: Public, Charter

Student Enrollment: 240

Students Per Teacher: 20

Parent Reviews

93 Parent Reviews for Novato Charter School

I couldn't be happier or more grateful to have my child at this school! The teachers are so caring and the students are so fulfilled and nurtured. The art and music this school incorporates are some of the things so many other public schools are missing. I love getting to feel like a real part of my ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/27/13

I would agree with the review posted on November of 2011. The school has had some turnover from senior staff and budget seems to be an issue. This school is going in the wrong direction.The teachers are dated in their views about how a child should act. The children in this school do not want to follow ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/06/13

This school, coming from a student, is a good school, teaches good material, but is stuck in the 60's. Any use of cell phones, gaming devices or any other technological thing is forbidden and, if found, confiscated. In the kindergarten kids get in trouble for, and I quote, "TV Talk". Yes, thats right, ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 11/17/11

This school is a little gem in the sea of public school choas out there. It is a magical ride for the parents as well just as much as it is for the children. Reason being is that education is presented in such away that it makes you want to be back at school learning again yourself. The school really ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/22/10

The culture here is of care and kindness. As a new family to the school we could not feel more welcomed and cared for anywhere else. Having experiences with standard public schools, I view the significant difference being the shared interest of all families to be involved, maintain high expectations ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/08/10

They are' green' the evironment is very important and they teach and care about that, they teach students with love and caring to me is the best school in Novato and should be more schools like this

Posted by a parent on 05/07/10

I love Novato Charter School because it is a well rounded education helping children unfold not academically but their love of learning and creativity.

Posted by a parent on 05/03/10

It is a unique school in Marin. Unlike all the other schools they truly care about the students. They teach them not only academics but to care for each other and the environment and opens up their creative minds. We love this school and wish there were more like it.

Posted by a parent on 05/03/10

Why do you love Novato Charter School? It is a public school with private school standards and it educates heads, hearts and hands, not just the intellect.

Posted by a parent on 04/28/10

The educational methods of Novato Charter School nurture the whole child and helped my son achieve excellence in high School.

Posted by a parent on 04/27/10

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Test scores for Novato Charter School

CST* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Novato Charter School
Novato Unified School District
* In 2011-2012 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

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Novato schools — Novato Charter School is located at 940 C St, Novato CA 94949. 940 C St is in the 94949 ZIP code in Novato, CA The school district for Novato Charter School is the Novato Unified School District. Novato Charter School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 8.
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