Veritas Preparatory Charter School is a public charter school in Springfield, MA. Veritas serves students in grades 5 through 8, and their mission is to prepare students to compete, achieve and succeed in high school, college and beyond. Veritas’ model combines high academic and behavioral expectations for all students with a focus on character development and systematic social and emotional supports. Veritas is one of the highest performing middle schools in the state, ranking 2nd in the state for math growth and 5th in the state for ELA growth on the 2017 MCAS. They serve a student population that is 94% Hispanic and African American, 77% high needs and 72% economically disadvantaged.
In the fall of 2018 the Veritas team will contract with Holyoke Public Schools to open Veritas Prep Holyoke, a traditional public middle school in Holyoke, MA. Veritas Prep Holyoke will scale over the next 4 years to serve 540 students in grades 5 through 8