NOVA High School is the leading independent day school in Macedonia, offering co-educational college preparatory curriculum in English to students in grades 9 through 12. The school is best known for its superb academic program that exposes young people from all corners of the world to our community of talented educators.


The high school at NOVA International is a leading independent day school in Skopje, Macedonia, offering co-educational college preparatory curriculum in grades 9-12. The language of instruction is English. The school is best known as a thriving community of learners, where students from many different countries are exposed to talented educators. NOVA receives international and US accreditation from The Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools (MSA-CESS). The Macedonian Ministry of Education and Science accredits NOVA as a full member of the Macedonian secondary school system. NOVA is an authorized International Baccalaureate (IB) World School that offers a full IB Diploma Program, and is also authorized by the US College Board to offer many Advanced Placement (AP) courses. Many of our students earn advanced college credit through the IB and AP programs. The school is a full member of the Central and Eastern European Schools Association (CEESA), and is assisted by the US Department of State.  


Our campus is energy efficient and environmentally friendly. Located in a safe residential area just 3 km (1.8 miles) from the city center, the high school has received numerous architectural awards and acclaims for its functional use of space. It offers its students full wireless connectivity, multiple computer labs, general classrooms and science labs, specialty art, drama and music studios, an auditorium, a dedicated high school library, a full-service cafeteria, a bookstore and a fitness center. The outdoor area includes recreational surfaces, an open auditorium and a sports court.


We are family to students from more than 40 nations and many more cultures. Macedonian students that comprise the predominant group are also ethnically diverse. They add another level of diversity to the school’s international focus.



NOVA students are exposed to qualified and caring educators with vast cross-cultural experience. NOVA teachers are certified and hold advanced degrees in their respective fields. The school encourages faculty members to see themselves as lifelong learners and their education as a never-ending learning cycle. The school leadership assists faculty members in seeking professional development opportunities such as conferences, seminars, and workshops throughout the year.