Nova High School

Overview

Student Enrollment
2,150
Best High School in Florida
#51
 Rating 8 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District BROWARD
Type Public
 Phone (754)323-1650
 Location 3600 COLLEGE AVE
DAVIE, FL 33314
Charter School No

Nova High School has an academic rating well above the average for Florida high schools based on its high test performance, high graduation rate and high AP course participation. It is ranked 51st in the best public high schools in Florida.

Racial Demographics

The Nova High School student body is mainly Black with a sizeable Hispanic population and has high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White20.6%443
Black50.2%1,079
Hispanic20.6%443
Asian Pacific5.1%110
Native American Indian0.2%5
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.2%4
Two or more races3.1%66

Family Income

vs. other Florida high schools
Upper 49.3%

45.8% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the Florida high school median of 46.3%. By this measure, NOVA HIGH SCHOOL students are largely middle income and rank 233rd in Florida for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman591
Sophomore520
Junior536
Senior503
Total2,150

Completions

Graduation Rate
95%
Rank in Florida
56th
Rating
9 out of 10
Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students95%
Florida Median86%
Percentile93%
White95% or more*
Black95% or more*
Hispanic90% to 94%*
Asian Pacific80% or more*
Native Americansuppressed*
Two or more races50% or more*
Economically Disadvantaged90% to 94%*
Limited English Proficiency60% to 79%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
56%
Rank in Florida
131st
Rating
7 out of 10

Students at Nova High School scored an average 56% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the Florida Department of Education. Performance is somewhat above the state high school median of 48% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 28.3% of Florida high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls49%67%
Boys51%58%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander70% to 79%*90% or more*
Black42%54%
Hispanic50% to 54%*65% to 69%*
Multiracial--
White60% to 64%*75% to 79%*
With Disabilites25% to 29%*20% to 24%*
Limited English40% to 59%*less than 50%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
1007

The average SAT score for Nova High School students in 2014 was 1007.

College Admission Test Participation

Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT
68%
Rank in Florida
118th
Rating
7 out of 10

710 out of 1,039 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (68%). College admission testing participation is somewhat above the Florida median rate of 57% and in the top 27% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

AP Class Enrollment Rate
48%
AP Pass Rank in Florida
72nd
AP Pass Rate Rating
8 out of 10

Nova High School offers 26 AP courses. 48 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 93% percentile and significantly above the median AP enrollment rate for all Florida schools of 22%. Nova High School had 752 taking AP exams with a 259 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 81% percentile and well above the Florida state median of 22 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 34% 22%
Students enrolled in an AP class 48% 22%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 7%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 34%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 35%
AP Courses Offered 26

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate21%20%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate22%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate20%

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students1.2%25
Boys2.2%21
Girls0.3%4
Florida Median0.4%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Florida Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students18.3%393
Boys23.2%226
Girls14.2%167
Florida Median5.3%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students2%42
Boys2.5%24
Girls1.8%18

Location

Nova High School
3600 COLLEGE AVE
DAVIE, FL
33314
(754)323-1650

9 out of 10 1

District

BROWARD
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL