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Who Do We Serve?

The Novus Academy is a school for students in grades K-12 with learning disabilities or differences, and/or other types of challenging barriers to success, such as bullying or "giftedness".  The Novus Academy accepts students who are struggling in traditional classrooms because their reading, writing, mathematics, and/or organizational skills may be below their cognitive potential; they are overwhelmed by the demands of tasks, class sizes, and peer interactions; they learn or think differently than instructed in a typical setting; and/or they are not receiving the support they need in much larger schools and classrooms.

The Novus Academy generally accepts students who have one or more of the following:

  • Attention Deficit Disorder and Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADD, ADHD)

  • Dyslexia/Reading Disorder

  • Dysgraphia/Disorder of Written Language

  • Dyscalculia/Mathematics Disorder

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Level 1, including Asperger's Syndrome 

  • Expressive/Receptive Language Disorder

  • Executive Function Weaknesses

  • Physical Impairments, such as Wheelchairs, Hearing Aids, Prosthetics

  • Medical Conditions that do not require Nursing Intervention (such as Traumatic Brain Injury, Epilepsy, or Spinal Cord Injury​)

The Novus Academy will consider accepting students with:

  • Cognitive Abilities in below average ranges

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Level 2, including Asperger's Syndrome 

  • Mild Anxiety and/or Depression

  • Developmental Delays

The Novus Academy may not be able to accept students with:

  • Cognitive Abilities below 70

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Level 3, including Asperger's Syndrome

  • Non-Verbal Communication

  • ABA Classroom Shadows

  • Severe Anxiety and/or Depression

  • Significant Psychological, Emotional and/or Behavioral Disorders (i.e. Bi-Polar Disorder, Conduct Disorder, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Schizophrenia, Suicidal Ideation)

Our students benefit from evidence-based, high-quality, comprehensive, and meaningful educational programming.  To achieve success, our students must be able to learn within group settings. 

The Novus Academy is an inclusive, non-discriminatory learning community dedicated to embracing diversity and honoring differences.  We welcome students of any race, color, ethnic origin, religion, gender, or orientation whose needs we are able to meet within our educational programs.

Where Do We Serve?

The Novus Academy serves the greater Dallas/Fort Worth/Arlington metropolitan area and its surrounding communities. We are centrally located in Grapevine, Texas near the DFW International Airport and Highways 121 and 360.

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