Nova Center

     Tel: (816)924-1703
        
   
Grades: K - 12 | 61 students
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Nova Center, Inc.
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was founded in 1980 by a small group of parents with great determination and foresight.
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Nova Center's mission is to provide the highest quality educational and habilitative services to individuals with developmental disabilities, including Autism and Asperger's Syndrome.
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We believe each individual has the right to reach his or hers highest potential and live and work in the least restrictive environment.
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Nova Center provides individualized programs geared to all levels of developmental disabilities with the goal of enabling each participant to lead a richer, more independent and productive life.
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Our school age program (5 years through 21) is accredited by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.
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Students from over 16 area school districts are served because their home districts are not able to meet their educational needs.
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Nova's small teacher/student ratio and the ability to tailor each educational program enables many students to succeed when more traditional settings have proven unsuccessful.
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All teachers are certified and complete a professional training program incorporating intensive behavioral, sensory, communicative, and positive behavior support training.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 12

Student Body

Total Students 61 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 65%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade Nova Center Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 9 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Heart Of America Christian Academy (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Nativity Of Mary School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Nativity Of Mary School (1.6 miles away)
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  • IndependenceNativity Of Mary School
      (Roman Catholic)
    10021 E 36th Ter S
    IndependenceMO 64052
    (816)353-0284
      (Roman Catholic)
    1.6 mi | 336 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • IndependenceHeart Of America Christian Academy
      (Non-sectarian)
    7600 Blue Ridge
    IndependenceMO 64138
    (816)356-6380
      (Non-sectarian)
    1.9 mi | 58 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • IndependenceSt. Ann School
      (Roman Catholic)
    217 S Cedar Avenue
    IndependenceMO 64053
    (816)252-1024
      (Roman Catholic)
    2 mi | 97 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • IndependenceCenter Place Restoration School
      (Christian)
    819 W Waldo Ave
    IndependenceMO 64050
    (816)252-1715
      (Christian)
    2.1 mi | 222 students | Gr. KG-12                      
  • IndependenceMessiah Lutheran School
      (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    613 S Main St
    IndependenceMO 64050
    (816)254-9409
      (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    2.2 mi | 125 students | Gr. NS-8                      

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