Veritas Preparatory Charter School

Veritas Preparatory Charter School serves 322 students in grades 5-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 53% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 54% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Veritas Preparatory Charter School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Veritas Preparatory Charter School places among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

School Overview

Veritas Preparatory Charter School's student population of 322 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 19% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students322 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

Veritas Preparatory Charter School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,666 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Veritas Preparatory Charter School is 0.38, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#879 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:113:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
77%
20%
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Black
17%
9%
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White
4%
60%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.380.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameVERITAS Preparatory Charter School School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Veritas Preparatory Charter School is Phoenix Academy Public Charter High School Springfield (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Springfield Public Day Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is William N. Deberry (0.3 miles away)
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