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NOVA Middle School

31 Years of Connection, Commitment, Intention, and Joy

NOVA Middle School

31 Years of Connection, Commitment, Intention, and Joy

NOVA Middle School

31 Years of Connection, Commitment, Intention, and Joy

NOVA Middle School

31 Years of Connection, Commitment, Intention, and Joy

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Student Choice

Middle schoolers do best when they have a say in their own education. Through robust enrichment classes, student-led projects, and more, your child will shape their own learning experiences.

Our Program
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Personal Skills

We know that highly capable and neurodiverse students have unique mental health needs. Through a strong social-emotional program, your child will discover their strengths in a safe environment.

Our "SoEmo" Program
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Admissions

Apply to become a part of NOVA’s learning community, where we satisfy the need to learn with a comprehensive, accelerated curriculum tailored to the needs of your highly capable student.

Our Admissions Process

Community Building

Community is a core value at NOVA. We host lively events for the whole family as well as offer you parent-learning opportunities throughout the year.

Our Community

Stimulating Academics

Our curriculum is designed to challenge quick thinkers and hungry learners. Your student can expect a fast-paced, invigorating academic experience.

Our Core Academics

A Small Community

Because our program is intentionally small, we will treat—and teach—your student as an individual while inviting them to engage in supportive group learning.

Our Culture

Welcome to NOVA Middle School

Where complex, highly capable students become empowered, self-confident learners.

Our Values

You belong at NOVA.

NOVA is more than just an accelerated curriculum. We are the only full-time middle school for highly capable students in the South Puget Sound. Our intentionally designed program offers an unparalleled education and a life-long advantage for our graduates.

Explore Our Curriculum

Welcome to the 2023-24 School Year!

Visit the current families portal for access to forms, the NOVA calendar, opportunities to get involved, the NOVA handbook, and much more.

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2023-2024 Academic year

 Still accepting applications for grades 6-8!

At NOVA, many students who felt they didn’t fit in or who didn’t thrive in elementary school find a cohort of like-minded peers and enthusiastically explore new topics, absorb information, and celebrate the fascinating world we live in. If you think you’d like to be part of our school community, this is the place to start.

NOVA Guides Students Through Critical Years

Middle school is often referred to as "the lost years." Read the article in Thurston Talk and learn how NOVA supports students through the middle school years with a thrilling 3-year program that encourages children to blossom and flourish.

Read the Article

NOVA Guides Students Through Critical Years

Middle school is often referred to as "the lost years." Read the article in Thurston Talk and learn how NOVA supports students through the middle school years with a thrilling 3-year program that encourages children to blossom and flourish.

Read the Article

NOVA Guides Students Through Critical Years

Middle school is often referred to as "the lost years." Read the article in Thurston Talk and learn how NOVA supports students through the middle school years with a thrilling 3-year program that encourages children to blossom and flourish.

Read the Article