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Thank you for your interest in enrolling your student at Nova Classical Academy.

Nova is a K-12 public charter school that enrolls students from all over the Twin Cities. We employ a lottery process to place new students in any available enrollment spots.
On-time applications for 2021-22 ended on January 31, 2021, at 4 pm. Any applications received after January 31, 2021, will not be included in the lottery. Families will be notified of waitlist or placement no later than February 19, 2021, at 4 pm. Any applications submitted after January 31, 2021, will be added to the bottom of their grades waitlist. Thanks!

2021-2022 (to start next year)

Nova’s 2021-22 enrollment lottery is open from November 1st, 2020, through January 31, 2021. Families will be advised of the lottery results no later than February 19, 2021, of either placement or waitlist status. If you applied outside of the deadline, we will contact you via email about your waitlist position. Please contact us if you have any questions.

2020-2021 (current school year)

Nova’s 2020-21 enrollment lottery is complete. Families have been advised of the lottery results. Please contact us if you have any questions. The window to submit an application and be added to the 2020-21 grade level waitlist is open.

Early Kindergarten Admission

The Minnesota Department of Education requires students to be 5 years old by September 1st, 2021 in order to attend Kindergarten for the 2021-22 school year. If you intend to apply for Nova Early Kindergarten Admission, please review the following application requirements  All Early Kindergarten
**Admission application materials MUST be completed and submitted to Nova NO LATER than 4 pm on January 22, 2021.

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Nova Classical Academy will NOT be hosting  Information Nights from October 2020 through January 2021 this year due to COVID-19. Shadow opportunities for students in 6th-12th grade are also closed at this time. We will update the site if this condition changes. Nova will also contact students regarding Shadow Day opportunities in March if the current situation changes.

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