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Veritas Academy

Overview written by the school: At Veritas Academy, you will learn about the values of truth, dignity, and humanity. We are a small college-prep high school. Our serious-minded students are expected to perform to their potential and proudly wear their school shirt. Our dedicated staff members will support your individual strengths so that you may set and accomplish your goals. We want you to be accepted to the college of your choice. By participating in advanced-level real-world learning opportunities, internships, and volunteer work, you will use your individuality and creativity to help others. At Veritas, you will receive a well-rounded education so that you can make the world a better place.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 86% (at the end of the school year before last, the percent of students who graduated "on time" by earning a diploma four years after they entered 9th grade).
Daily Attendance Rate: 88% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 69% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 63% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 83% students feel safe in the hallways, bathrooms, locker room and cafeteria. (Student opinions on school safety, as reported on the NYC School Survey.)

Programs offered

Program 1: Veritas Academy
Code: Q51A

Interest: Humanities & Interdisciplinary
Method: Open

Seats 9 GE: 110
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 675
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 6
Seats 9 SWD: 20
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 126
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 6

Seats 10: Yes
Admissions priority 1: Priority to Queens students or residents
Admissions priority 2: Then to New York City residents

Activities

Extracurricular Activities
Extracurricular activities and clubs offered by the school that do not fall under one of the Sports categories (PSAL Sports or School Sports): Art Club, Chorus, Community Service, Dance, Debate, Fitness and Sports Program, Health and Wellness Club, Intramural Sports, Literary Magazine, Math Society, National Honor Society-Arista, SAT Prep, Senior Activities Committee, Stock Market Game, Student Government, Visual Arts, Yearbook, Youth Development Program Activities include: PSAL Saturday Academy After-school programs SAT Prep Regents Prep Enrichment
PSAL Sports Boys
Male PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Football, Handball, Soccer, Table Tennis, Tennis, Volleyball, Wrestling
PSAL Sports Girls
Female PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: Badminton, Basketball, Handball, Indoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Table Tennis, Volleyball, Wrestling
PSAL Sports Coed
Co-ed PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: No data
School Sports
Sports offered by the school outside PSAL (Public School Athletics League): Badminton, Intramural Sports
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 567
Start time: 8:00am
End time: 3:30pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Biology, AP Computer Science A, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP European History, AP Macroeconomics, AP Microeconomics, AP Psychology, AP Seminar, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP Statistics, AP United States History
Additional info: College Trips; Dress Code; Saturday Programs; Student Parent Orientation; Summer Internships; Uniform

School accessibility description: Not Accessible
Flag for schools that offer 10th grade seats: Y

More info

Borough: Queens
NTA: Flushing
Neighborhood: Flushing
Campus name: Flushing Educational Campus
School Number: Q460
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 407
Council district: 20
Census tract: 1161
BIN: 4113172
BBL: 4050020001

About Veritas Academy

Contacts

Address: 35-01 UNION STREET, FLUSHING NY 11354
Latitude: 40.765166
Longitude: -73.82789
Phone number: 718-888-7520
Fax number: 718-888-7524
School email: [email protected]
Website: www.theveritasacademy.com
Subway lines near the school: 7 to Flushing-Main St
Bus lines near the school: Q12, Q13, Q15, Q15A, Q16, Q17, Q19, Q20A, Q20B, Q25, Q26, Q27, Q28, Q34, Q44-SBS, Q48, Q50, Q65, Q66, QM20, QM3

Hotels near Veritas Academy

District Borough Number: 
25Q240
Academic opportunities: 

Business and Entrepreneurship, Cultural Studies, Environmental Studies, Graphic Arts, Humanities, Photography, Music, Journalism

Law and Social Justice, Literary Arts, Media Studies, Medicine and Health Professions, Technological Sciences, and Visual and Performing Arts

Independent Studies, AP, Honors and Accelerated Courses, CUNY College Now, University at Albany

After-School Programs, SAT/ACT Prep Classes, Stock Market Game

College/Career Portfolios, Honors Track, College Visits, College-Level Classes (up to 36 college credits offered), AP classes

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