Scuola Vita Nuova

Public Charter • K-8
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Our Mission

To provide a safe, healthy, collaborative community of engaged learners who are inspired academically while fostering a supportive network for its families.

Tuition: NO Tuition
NO Transportation provided
After-Care only

Points of Pride

100% Parent/Teacher Conference participation for 10 years in a row (Fall and Spring).
SVN is a Leader in Me school focused on developing leadership habits within our students every day!
Our teachers develop rigorous curriculum that ensure students are mastering key concepts that are needed for academic success.

Scuola Vita Nuova

535 Garfield Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64124
816-231-5788
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Website: http://www.svncharter.org
Director of Student Services: Jessica DiGiovanni
jdigiovanni@svncharter.org
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Apply: https://svncharter.org/apps/jobs/show_job.jsp?REC_ID=7012
Scuola Vita Nuova

School Details

Year Established: 1999
Total Enrollment: 339
School Type: Public Charter
Sponsor: Missouri Charter Public School Commision
School Hours: 8:00 am - 3:30 pm

Tuition

Tuition: NO Tuition

Demographics

Feeder Schools

4%
Receive Special Ed Services
56%
English Language Learners

Specialized Programs

    Arts Programs

    • Band
    • Instrumental Music

    Sports Programs

      Clubs & Activities

        Social Services

        • Interpreters
        • School Breakfast
        • School Lunch
        • Therapist
        • Uniform Closet

        Family Engagement

        • Evening Family Events
        • Family Appreciation Events
        • Parent Communication App
        • Parent-Teacher Conferences
        • Schoolwide Volunteers

        Application Details

        Although many schools have application deadlines, most continue to accept applications for available seats on an ongoing basis.

        Application Close: March 1, 2023
        Kindergarten Cutoff: September 1
        Residence: Students must live within the KCPS boundaries. Preference will be given to siblings and students residing in a two mile radius of Scuola Vita Nuova.

        How to Apply

        Enrollment Procedure: Scuola Vita Nuova will maintain an open enrollment period for the upcoming school year from January 1st – March 1st. Applications for new students will be accepted during open enrollment. Scuola Vita Nuova will exercise a lottery system to determine enrollment.

        Admission Preferences

        • Siblings
        • Geographic
        Apply to SVN
        Apply: https://svncharter.org/apps/jobs/show_job.jsp?REC_ID=7012

        Enrollment Requirements

        • Completed application
        • Birth Certificate
        • Current Immunization Record or Religious Exemption Statement
        • Most recent report card/transcript (not required for kindergarten applicants)

        Public schools also require:

        • Proof of Address (also called “Proof of Residency”)
        • Parent or guardian photo ID

        Standardized Test Results

        English

        * Indicates data has been suppressed due to a small student sample.

        Math

        * Indicates data has been suppressed due to a small student sample.

        Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) tests are scored (or graded) according to four achievement levels: Below Basic, Basic, Proficient, and Advanced. The number shown here is the percentage of students who scored Proficient or Advanced. When comparing scores between years, please remember that the test Missouri gives has changed several times.

        Please note that private schools are not required to participate in these exams.

        In 2019, the average English score in Missouri was 48.7%; the average Math score was 41.9%, source

        Attendance Rate 90/90

        73.6%

        Schools strive to have at least 90% of their students achieve a 90% attendance rate because kids learn best when they’re in school.

        In 2019, 87.3% of Missouri students were in attendance at least 90% of the time, source.

        Third Grade Reading Scores

        32%

        Third grade is the important time when kids switch from learning to read to reading to learn and is an important benchmark for a student’s educational development.

        In 2019, the average 3rd grade reading score in Missouri was 48.7%, source

        Student Growth

        English Language Arts

        Exceeding

        This data determines if individual students, compared to their peers, are making achievement gains over time in English Language Arts.

        There are three categories possible: Floor (minimum), On Track (doing just fine), and Exceeding (outperforming their peers).

        Mathematics

        Exceeding

        This data determines if individual students, compared to their peers, are making achievement gains over time in Mathematics.

        There are three categories possible: Floor (minimum), On Track (doing just fine), and Exceeding (outperforming their peers).