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Why Novi

NCSD's furniture loan program in 2020 drew media attention

Even though the Novi Community School District is not a school of choice district, our enrollment continues to grow every year.  We have world class facilities and programs throughout the district. NCSD was rated the No.1 public school district in the State of Michigan in 2020 and 2021 by Niche.

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  • The Best Schools in Michigan
    • WXYZ Featured District
    • Ranked the best school district in Michigan in consecutive years (2020, 2021) by Niche
  • Blue Ribbon Schools:
    • Novi High School
    • Novi Meadows Elementary
    • Novi Woods Elementary
    • Village Oaks Elementary - National Blue Ribbon
  • AdvancED/NCA Accredited School District
  • K-12 STEM Opportunities:
    • K-4
    • 6th Grade Robotics Curriculum - 1st in North and South America
  • AP (22 Courses) and IB (15 Courses) Diploma Opportunities:
    • AP Capstone Diploma available
    • IB Diploma available
  • Partnerships:
    • Macy's - Incubator entrepreneur Program
    • Comau - Career Prep High School paid internships
    • Ascension Providence Hospital -
      • Career Prep High School paid internships
      • Novi High School Medical Career Exploration
    • Novi Public Library & Chartwells - Adult Transition Students Career Exploration.
    • Novi Middle School became the first middle school in Michigan to be accepted into the PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs program. PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs is a project-based learning program that supports teachers and young people to report on important issues in their community, creating impactful video reports for local media outlets and the national PBS NewsHour. (Watch a One Detroit program below featuring four Novi Middle School students that aired in January 2021). 
    • Every student in the district received a whiteboard to aid with virtual learning during the 2020-2021 school year. K12 Dive featured the whiteboard project: "How an innovative district went 'old school' in its hyrbid, virtual approach



Middle School Students Appear on PBS One Detroit episode

Elementary students go on virtual visits to MSU Tollgate in 2020