Transformation Begins Here
Every student has their own educational journey. Create your path at NOVA Middle School.
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NOVA utilizes a "portfolio approach" to evaluate a candidate's application.
The application portfolio includes:
Recognizing the multi-dimensional aspects of every individual, we consider the complexity of each candidate.
The Cognitive Abilities Test (CogAT) is a nationally normed assessment used throughout the country to screen students for highly capable/gifted programs. It is not an IQ test. It measures learned reasoning and problem-solving skills in three different areas: verbal, quantitative, and nonverbal. This assessment indicates how the applicant thinks and manages information and, combined with other information, helps predict NOVA’s capacity to serve the applicant through the middle school years.