Veritas Christian Academy

Started in 1980 as Living Word Christian School, Veritas Christian Academy provides a foundation for life through biblical education for students Preschool through Grade 12 on two different campuses.
We are an interdenominational school.  With respect for each other's unique church heritage, we unite behind our shared goal of assisting parents in equipping students with a Christ-centered education, empowering them to impact the world for the glory of God.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked MO School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Enrollment: 664 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $11,160
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Veritas Christian Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Missouri for:

Category
Attribute
Sports offered

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1980

Student Body

Total Students
664 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
14%
State avg.: 20%
Students by Grade
Veritas Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
46 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
30%
Average Class Size
15 students
Number of AP Courses
6 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Physics 1, Physics 2, Pre Calculus
Average ACT score
24
(Out of 36)
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Variable by grade
% on Financial Aid
26%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$2,200
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Trish Hansen
Admissions Associate
Jackie Gilbert

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
15 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Community Service, Eagle Ambassadors, Lego League, National Honor Society, National Junior Honor Society, Pep Club, Robotics, Scholar Bowl, Senior Leadership, Student Government Organization, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
High School Worship Team, Worship Band, Worship Team

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Archery

School Notes

  • We are Veritas Christian Academy - a community of students, parents, teachers, and administrators with a shared vision of creating a biblically-grounded foundation for students to stand on throughout their lives.VCA educates students in a Christ-centered atmosphere by discipling students toward academic, artistic, and athletic excellence. We partner with mission-minded families to integrate Christian faith and academic learning for their children from preschool through grade 12.
  • Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
    • Rachel Attebery '08 - Author of The Bluebeam Guidebook
    • Brett McMillan '10 - St. Louis Cardinals reporter for Cardinals Insider
    • Corey O'Grady '04 - Grace Church Amsterdam ministry
    • Richard States '11 - F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter pilot
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Veritas Christian Academy cost?
Veritas Christian Academy's tuition is approximately $11,160 for private students.
What is the acceptance rate of Veritas Christian Academy?
The acceptance rate of Veritas Christian Academy is 95%, which is higher than the national average of 90%.
Who are famous alumni from Veritas Christian Academy?
Veritas Christian Academy famous alumni include: Rachel Attebery '08, Brett McMillan '10, Corey O'Grady '04 and Richard States '11.
What sports does Veritas Christian Academy offer?
Veritas Christian Academy offers 14 interscholastic sports: Archery, Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Diving, Flag Football, Football, Golf, Soccer, Swimming, Track and Field, Volleyball and Wrestling. Veritas Christian Academy is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in Missouri for most sports offered.
What is Veritas Christian Academy's ranking?
Veritas Christian Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Missouri for: Largest student body, Most sports offered and Most extracurriculars offered.
When is the application deadline for Veritas Christian Academy?
The application deadline for Veritas Christian Academy is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked MO School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Enrollment: 664 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $11,160
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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