1500 Dunn Ave
Memphis, TN 38106
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 39%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Tennessee state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 37% (majority Black).

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

School Overview

Veritas College Preparatory's student population of 146 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 10 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
146 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
10 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Veritas College Preparatory is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,705 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 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 Data
This School
State Level (TN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1518 out of 1705 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
39%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
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
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TN.
Diversity Score
0.02
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
48%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 146 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in TN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.02 (Btm 50%)

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