Veritas Academy

5.00 5 1 (3 reviews)
Tel: (717)556-0690
5th grade girls with Mrs. Martha Washington
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 Preschool through Twelfth Grade an engaging curriculum that includes a thorough commitment to the first three of the seven liberal arts-grammar, logic and rhetoric.
  • These three liberal arts are known as the Trivium.
  • Veritas Academy is equipping the next generation 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.
  • Veritas Academy is committed to their mission of cultivating loving, serving, thinking students through classical Christian education.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Classical and Christian Schools (ACCS)
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD Support Yes
Year Founded 1996

Student Body

Total Students 281 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Veritas Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 18 students
Number of AP Courses 1 courses
Advanced Courses Advanced Placement Physics
Average SAT score 1300
Classroom Dress Code Formal

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $9,600
Tuition Notes Kindergarten (1/2 day) tuition is $6375 Kindergarten (Full Day) tuition is $8770 Grades 1-6 tuition is $9350 Grades 7-12 tution is $9600
% on Financial Aid
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Jill Trimbath


Total Sports Offered 3 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Ensemble, Grammar School Choir, Madrigal Feast, New York City Field Trip, Secondary School Choir, Student Servathon, Washington DC Field Trip, Winter Colonial Ball Ensemble, Madrigal Feast, Grammar School Choir,
New York City Field Trip,
Secondary School Choir,
Student Servathon,
Washington DC Field Trip,
Winter Colonial Ball,
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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  4/7/2017
In the months leading up to our Big School Decision I heard a podcast that addressed the "Great School Debate" and weighed the options facing parents today. The podcast described their experience with a small Christian school as "a warm hug." As the mom of a six year old introvert with a strong desire to be with his parents all hours of the day, the idea of school being a "warm hug" was intriguing to me.From the moment I first observed the Veritas kindergarteners singing "Holy, Holy, Holy" on my first tour of the school, I knew this was the environment I wanted for my son. The structure, the excellent education, the emphasis on manners, and the solid Biblical worldview had me at hello. Knowing the teachers are not only the emotional version of a warm hug, but a spiritual one, too, helps me to rest a little easier. I can walk down the hall after kindergarten drop-off with confidence knowing my child is seen, cared for, prayed over, and loved. And when he needs it, hugged.
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5  4/7/2017
We have had a wonderful experience at Veritas! The classical model makes Veritas a very unique school in Lancaster County. As parents we are impressed by the amount of information our kids are able to learn and retain. More importantly, we appreciate the way teachers and administrators come alongside us to carry out the goals we have for our children. Building their character and preparing them to know and share Christ in this world.
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5  4/7/2017
Veritas Academy is a friendly, warm and welcoming school. Three of my children are thriving at Veritas. The teachers are especially knowledgeable and skilled, and beyond that, they care deeply for my children and help them work through life with Christ as their Helper. I love the quality education my kids are receiving in every subject, including broad History and Science in addition to the "3 Rs." Adding Bible, Latin, Music, and Art, Veritas does a great job as a Classical Christian school.
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The average private school tuition in Lancaster County, PA is $5,771 for elementary schools and $11,321 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Lancaster County, PA is 92% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).