Veritas College Preparatory

Veritas College Preparatory serves 146 students in grades 6-8.
Veritas College Preparatory placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 6-9% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Tennessee state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 37% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Veritas College Preparatory places among the top 20% of public schools in Tennessee for:

School Overview

Veritas College Preparatory's student population of 146 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 10 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students146 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Veritas College Preparatory
Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Veritas College Preparatory by grade.

School Comparison

Veritas College Preparatory is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,684 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Veritas College Preparatory is 0.02, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1609 out of 1684 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Veritas College Preparatory, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6-9%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Veritas College Preparatory and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
6-9%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Veritas College Preparatory and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Veritas College Preparatory and the public school average student teacher ratio of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
n/a
10%
Black
99%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Veritas College Preparatory and the percentage of Black public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
1%
63%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Veritas College Preparatory. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TN.
Diversity Score
0.020.55
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
48%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameShelby County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Veritas College Preparatory is Southwest Early College High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Memphis Grizzlies Preparatory Charter School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Memphis Memphis Grizzlies Preparatory Charter School Charter School
    Math: 14% | Reading: 20%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 326 students
    0.0 miles
    168 Jefferson Ave
    Memphis, TN 38103
    (901) 474-0955
    0 5-8 326
  • Memphis Kaleidoscope School Of Memphis Charter School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6 | 46 students
    0.1 miles
    110 North Court Ave
    Memphis, TN 38103
    (901) 623-1888
    0.1 6 46
  • Memphis Downtown Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 52% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 655 students
    0.2 miles
    10 N 4th St
    Memphis, TN 38103
    (901) 416-8400
    0.2 PK-5 655
  • Memphis City University School Girls Preparatory Charter School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 97 students
    0.7 miles
    1475 E Shelby Dr
    Memphis, TN 38103
    (901) 775-2219
    0.7 6-8 97
  • Memphis Southwest Early College High School Charter School
    Math: ≤5%
    Grades: 9 | 102 students
    0.9 miles
    737 Union Ave, Bldg E 1st Floo
    Memphis, TN 38103
    (901) 333-5681
    0.9 9 102

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