Future Ready.

Tuition Free.

Best High Schools National Year 2023-2024
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More About Us

At NOVA Academy, we provide students from all backgrounds and walks of life with a nurturing yet academically rigorous environment and skills to succeed in the future. Our dedication to personalized support, college readiness, and career planning includes the opportunity to take high school and college classes at the same time—for FREE

Visit Our Campus

See our faculty in action, peek into our classrooms, and learn more about what makes NOVA Academy different from other schools!

Student Benefits

NOVA Academy provides a dynamic, well-rounded high school experience that features distinctive advantages for students grades 9-12:

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Academic Excellence

Recognized as a Best High School nationally by U.S. News & World Report

Personal Approach

Every student is known by name and supported individually

Early College
Students earn college credit through UCI and College of the Desert
Family Environment

Caring, welcoming community where all students can thrive

Career Preparation

Choosing college courses helps students explore career pathways

Future Ready

Students are equipped for success in college, career, and life

Student Experience

Hear what students, parents, and alumni have to say about their experience at NOVA Academy.

Upcoming Events

Connect with NOVA Academy all year long through events designed for current and prospective students and families. Join us!

Summer Intersession @ NOVA Academy
Jun 14 @ 8:30 am – 12:30 pm

Students will have the opportunity to recover credits not earned during the school year. Students are required to attend each day and throughout the scheduled time.

Summer InNOVAtion Session 1: Building Community @ NOVA Academy
Jun 17 @ 8:30 am – 12:30 pm

Get ready for high school while having fun and creating lasting friendships! This FREE summer program is designed to support newly-enrolled students at NOVA Academy with a successful transition into high school and a head start on educational experiences. Students who attend Summer InNOVAtion will have the chance to participate in a variety of opportunities that include team-building, leadership activities, college tours, and more.

Summer InNOVAtion Session 1, Building Community, is for incoming 9th graders only.