NOVA SCHOOL QUICK FACTS

  • rock climbingsLocated in Olympia, WA,  NOVA School was founded in 1992. 
      • School Colors  Cobalt   and   Platinum  
    • Mascot: The Owlowlside
    • NOVA serves 108 total students in 6th, 7th and 8th grades.
    • Students originate from elementary schools, both public and private, from all over Thurston, Mason, Lewis, Pierce, and Grays Harbor Counties.
    • Average class size: 18
    • Six out of ten full-time faculty members hold Advanced Degrees.
    • Classes include, but are not limited to: Mathematics (Applied Mathematical Problem Solving, Theoretic Math 1 and 2, Geometry), Sciences (Earth & Space, Biology and Physical), Social Studies (World Geography, World History, US History and Washington State History),  Language Arts (Reading, Writing, Spoken Word Poetry, Journalism, and Debate), Foreign Languages (Spanish and French), Visual Arts, Music (Choir, Strings, 22nd Ave Jazz Band and Songwriting), Physical Education/Athletics (PE, volleyball team, cross-country team, basketball team, soccer team), Drama, Technology (Computers, Robotics, Image Manipulation, Stage Production, Audio Production, Videogame Design), Ethics, International Healthy Cooking, Textiles…
    • NOVA Alumni receive acceptance to undergraduate and graduate programs at the nation’s best universities and colleges (including Harvard, Stanford, Yale, MIT, Dartmouth, US Military Academies, Cornell, Duke, Johns Hopkins, Pomona, Georgetown, UW Honors Program, and many others), and go on to serve in a diverse range of careers, including medicine, law, business, science and technology, entertainment, and education, as well as serve in important organizations like Peace Corps, Americorps and the US Armed Forces.
    • Tuition for the 2016-2017 school year is $15,975.
    • NOVA awards more than $250,000 in financial aid annually to over one-third of families in the total enrollment.  
      • NOVA School  is a fully accredited member of the Northwest Association of Independent Schools.
    • NOVA is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
  • NOVA’s commitment to teaching community involvement has each family contributing 20 hours to school service per year.