Veritas Academy

26 Hillcrest Ave
Leola, PA 17540-0175
     Tel: (717)556-0690
Grades: K - 12 | 195 students
5th grade girls with Mrs. Martha Washington
Featured School
5th grade girls with Mrs. Martha Washington
Veritas Academy is a classical Christian school founded in 1996 to serve the community of Lancaster county, Pennsylvania.
The academy offers students in Kindergarten through Twelfth Grade a rigorous curriculum that includes a thorough commitment to the first three of the seven liberal arts—grammar, dialectic and rhetoric—and the content found in a typical classical education practiced during the Middle Ages.
These three liberal arts are known as the Trivium.
Veritas Academy is equipping the next generations to lead and transform culture for Christ by providing a world class, distinctively classical and Christian education, resulting in joyful young people who love truth, beauty and goodness.
We believe that educators must be the delegates of the parents, assisting them in the education of their children, but never usurping their God-given parental prerogative and responsibility.
We believe that biblical discipline, the encouragement of an obedient child and the correction of a disobedient child is a critical and necessary part of education.
Under no circumstances will the misbehavior of one child be permitted continually to hinder the education of other children.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Classical and Christian Schools (ACCS)
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 12
Year Founded 1996

Student Body

Total Students 195 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 2%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Veritas Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 23 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 95%
Average Class Size 15 students
Number of AP Courses 1 courses
Advanced Courses Advanced Placement Physics  
Average SAT score 1561
Classroom Dress Code Formal

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $7,925
Tuition Notes Kindergarten tuition is $5550 Grades 1-6 tuition is $7750 Grades 7-12 tution is $7925
% on Financial Aid 50%
Average Financial Aid Grant $788
Acceptance Rate 95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Rob Spykstra
Admissions Associate Jill Trimbath


Total Sports Offered 4 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 9 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Ensemble, Grammar School Choir, Madrigal Feast, Math Counts, New York City Field Trip, Secondary School Choir, Student Servathon, Washington DC Field Trip, Winter Colonial Ball Ensemble, Madrigal Feast, Math Counts, Grammar School Choir,
New York City Field Trip,
Secondary School Choir,
Student Servathon,
Washington DC Field Trip,
Winter Colonial Ball,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Victory Baptist School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Victory Baptist School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Hildebrandt Learning Center (2.1 miles away)
 All Schools  | High Schools High Schools  | Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  | Preschools Preschools  | Public Schools Public Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Leola
    12 W Main St
    LeolaPA 17540
    0.1 mi | Gr. K-11 | 12 students                      
  • Lancaster
    Hildebrandt Learning Center
    Daycare / Preschool
    2423 New Holland Pike
    LancasterPA 17601
    Daycare / Preschool
    2.1 mi | Gr. PK-KG | 123 students                      
  • Leola
    342 Hess Rd
    LeolaPA 17540
    2.3 mi | Gr. 1-8 | 20 students                      
  • Lancaster
    2390 New Holland Pike
    LancasterPA 17601
    2.3 mi | Gr. PK-12 | 326 students                      
  • New Holland
    Groffdale School
    234 Voganville Rd
    New HollandPA 17557
    2.9 mi | Gr. 1-8 | 20 students                      

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?          Yes    

 I give permission to post this review online for other visitors to read.

Area Statistics

Rental Market Monitor
Recent Articles
Why Would I Want to....
Why Would I Want to....
Many parents tend to dismiss the idea of sending their children to private school without exploring it in depth. We explore this and several more related subjects.
So Many Choices
When it comes to choosing a private school, there are so many choices to consider that the project can be a huge challenge to most of us. We offer some help and advice to help you get started.
What About a Foreign Language School?
Sending your child to a foreign language school makes good sense when you have been posted to this country from abroad and in other circumstances as well.
Request Information
I am a:      
Name of parent:
First name:
Middle name:
Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
Currently in grade:
Seeking entry for grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
Applying for financial aid?:

Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.


(enter "N/A" if not applicable)

Allow other schools to send me information. Share your information with all schools on our site and let them send you brochures.

Save this data and create your user profile. Create your own user account so you don't have to re-type your user data each time you request information.You'll also be able to track your information requests, get reminded of application dates, and more!

Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Lancaster County, PA is $4,973 for elementary schools and $10,845 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Lancaster County, PA is 97% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).
Related School Videos

View more school videos