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Veritas Academy

Overview written by the school: At Veritas Academy, students 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 support individual strengths so that students may set and accomplish goals. We want students to be accepted to the college of their choice. By participating in advanced-level real-world learning opportunities, internships, and volunteer work, students use their individuality and creativity to help others. At Veritas, students receive a rigorous and well-rounded education so that they leave high school as active, civics-minded contributing members of society.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 86.000001% (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: 88.999999% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 67.000002% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 68.000001% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 77.999997% 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: 109
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 611
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 6
Seats 9 SWD: 21
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 142
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 7

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


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): No data
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): No data
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 608
Start time: 7:55am
End time: 2:38pm

Final grades: 9 to 12

Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Research, AP Computer Science A, AP Macroeconomics, AP Statistics, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Psychology, AP Biology, AP Computer Science Principles, AP Environmental Science, AP Spanish Language and Culture
Additional info: 10th Grade Seats Available,College Trips,Dress Code,Orientation,Summer Internships,Uniform,Weekend Programs

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


Address: 35-01 Union Street, Flushing NY 11354 (40.764892,-73.826811)
Latitude: 40.765166
Longitude: -73.82789
Phone number: 718-888-7520
Fax number: 718-888-7524
School email: [email protected]
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

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AP, Honors, CUNY College Now, College Advisory

After-school and Saturday Programs, SAT/ACT Prep Classes, Stock Market Game

College/Career Portfolios, College Visits, College-Level Classes (up to 36 credits available)

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