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!

Open Enrollment Ends @ NOVA Academy
Apr 26 all-day

Intent to Enroll forms for the 2024-2025 will be accepted beginning Monday, February 26, 2024 and must be completed online by 12:00 PM, noon, on Friday, April 26 , 2024 to qualify for the lottery. No late Intent to Enroll forms will be accepted. Please note that each student must have their own Intent to Enroll form on file with NOVA Academy by the due date and time. Applicant families with multiple siblings (including multiple births, such as twins) must ensure that each student has their own Intent to Enroll form.

New Eagles Inauguration Night @ NOVA Academy
May 8 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Students accepted to attend NOVA Academy for the 2024-25 school year, along with their immediate family members, are invited to join us for New Eagles Inauguration Night at NOVA Academy.