Veritas Christian Academy

17 Cane Creek Rd,
Fletcher, NC, 28732-0287
     Tel: (828)681-0546
Grades: PK - 12 | 356 students
Veritas Christian Academy is an independent, co-educational, PreK - 12, college preparatory school with an educational culture built on the classical Trivium and historic Biblical Christianity.
Veritas provides an academic curriculum that trains students in the grammatical, dialectical, and rhetorical arts with an equal emphasis on the acquisition of the empirical and mathematical sciences preparatory to, or at the level of, College Board Advanced Placement standards.
The program aims not only to equip students with knowledge of the different disciplines, but also to aid their understanding of learning as the pursuit and application of truth.
The program's distinctives include Latin instruction that begins in third grade, a full year of informal and formal logic, a full year of rhetoric, the writing and defense of a senior thesis, and the age-appropriate teaching methodologies required of each subject.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Association of Classical and Christian Schools (ACCS)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported High Functioning Autism and related conditions
Year Founded 1998

Student Body

Total Students 356 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 10%
State avg.: 17%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 59 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 45%
Average Class Size 20 students
Number of AP Courses 7 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses AP Biology, AP Calculus, AP Chemistry, AP Latin Virgil, AP Literature and Composition, AP US Government, AP US History  
Average SAT score 1807
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Khaki pants/shorts/skirts/logo polo shirts)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Tuition ranges from $5,564 in Pre-Kindergarten to $10,556 for seniors.
% on Financial Aid 25%
Average Financial Aid Grant $3,800
Acceptance Rate 85%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Dana Bell

Sports

Total Sports Offered 7 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Tennis, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryGolf,
SoccerTennis,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Chess Club, Chorus, Drama, Nature Appreciation, Studio Art, Yearbook Chess Club, Chorus, Drama, Studio Art, Yearbook, Nature Appreciation,

School Notes:

To graduate from Veritas Christian Academy a student must have at least a C average (70% or higher) in every course taken in the curriculum. The school does not rank students. A minimum of 23 credits is required for graduation.

Profile last updated: 03/21/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Arden Christian School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Arden Christian School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Montessori Country Day (1.9 miles away)
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