The curriculum features core courses and elective courses designed to provide students with the opportunity to both receive a well-rounded education as well as to pursue their individual interests.

Regular: The regular curriculum emphasizes mastery of core content and performance standards and benchmarks, as prescribed by our school’s common curricular framework 

International Baccalaureate (IB): pre-IB and IB courses at NOVA are part of an academically rigorous college bound IB Diploma Program for the internationally minded students. 

Advanced Placement (AP): pre-AP and AP courses are preparatory or university level courses that may earn students college credit at North-American, Western European and Australian universities 

Students must be recommended to a particular performance level by the guidance counselor. When considering students for a particular course placement, the student’s past performance, aptitude and motivation levels are taken into consideration, as well as teacher recommendations.