Applying to Nova

Applying | School Showcase | Lower School Tours | Shadow Days/Tours

Applying for 2015–16

Applying for grades K–12 is the first step in the enrollment process.*

  • November 4, 2014—Applications for the 2015–16 school year are posted in the Enrollment Materials section of Nova’s website and in the Main Office.
  • September 2014–May 2015—Kindergarten Tours and Tours for Grades 6-12 are offered to prospective parents.
  • December 2014–May 2015Shadow Days are offered for prospective 6-12th grade students.
  • January 10, 2015School Showcase/Open House
    K–Grade Five: 1–3pm; presentation at 1.15pm
    Grades Six-Twelve: 3–5pm; presentation at 3.15pm
  • January 30, 2015, 4pm—On-time application deadline for 2015–2016.**
    Applications received after the deadline will be placed at the bottom of the appropriate grade-level waiting list.
  • February 2015Grade-level lotteries for the 2015–16 school year will be held in early February. Families of applicants will receive notification in mid-February indicating their child’s place on the waiting list or that their child is being offered a spot at the school.

Enrollment Events for 2015–16

School Showcase
We held our annual School Showcase on Saturday, January 10, 2015.

Kindergarten–Grade Five: 1-3pm; presentation at 1.15pm
Grades Six–Twelve: 3-5pm; presentation at 3.15pm

Reservations are not required.

Kindergarten Tours
Kindergarten tours are offered for prospective parents beginning in September 2014. Tours are led by a Nova staff member or parent volunteers and provide an overview of education at Nova Classical Academy. To schedule a Kindergarten Tour, please follow this Kindergarten Tour Request link.

Lower School Tours
Because of the very limited number of open places available in grades 1–5 each year, Lower School Tours (grades 1–5) for the 2015–16 school year will be provided in the spring of 2015 for parents whose children have been offered  a place at Nova 2015–16 school year. The tours will be guided by a Nova staff member or parent. A registration link for Lower School tours will be available in February 2015.

Upper School Tours
Upper School Parent Tours will be offered to parents prospective students applying for grades 6–12 for the 2015–16 school year beginning in September 2014. Parent tours are guided by a Nova staff member or parent. Upper School Tours begin in December. To schedule an Upper School Tour, please follow this Upper School Tour Request link.

Upper School Student Shadow Days
Shadow Days are offered for prospective sixth- through twelfth-grade students applying for the 2015–16 school year. When shadowing, students are hosted by a current Nova student for the entire school day (8.30am–3.45pm) and experience the classroom and life at Nova firsthand. Shadow Days for prospective 2015–16 Upper School students begin in December. To schedule an Upper School Student Shadow Day, please follow this Upper School Shadow Day Request link.

**Applications are considered on-time during the “Enrollment Season” (2015–16: November 4, 2014–January 30, 2015 at 4.00pm; 2016–17: November 32, 2015–January 29, 2016 at 4.00pm; ); it does not matter when in that time period the application was received. The lottery is conducted within two weeks following the on-time application deadline. Families are notified if they are offered a spot or placed on the lottery waiting list. Applications received after the on-time application deadline are placed at the end of the appropriate grade-level lottery list in the order in which they are received. 

Nova Classical Academy seeks to enroll a diverse and representative student body, welcoming applicants regardless of race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, disability status, socio-economic status, creed, and religion.

Nova Classical Academy employs a licensed Director of Students Services and has contracted for such special education services as are determined necessary for its students.

For more details on enrollment policies and procedures, please visit the Application and Enrollment Materials page.

For directions to Nova, please click here.

If you have enrollment questions, please email Linda LaFrombois or call her at 651.209.6320, ext. 206.