About: Summary

Veritas at a glance

An interdenominational Christian school, Veritas is the only Pre-K through twelfth grade private Christian school in Lawrence and the surrounding communities. Our current student body represents approximately 30 area churches in Douglas, Jefferson, Franklin, Shawnee, Leavenworth and Johnson counties.

Veritas is Latin for truth. At Veritas Christian School, we believe in living truth in action. Our mission is to educate the whole student with the whole truth of Christ. We provide students with an excellent education that emphasizes character, kindness and community.

At Veritas, students learn and grow in a warm, loving environment with small class sizes, fine arts and an outstanding athletics program. We provide opportunities for students to participate in sports, band, choir, art and many different academic programs. Our school provides a strong sense of acceptance and belonging among students. Many opportunities are provided for interaction with all ages.

Achievements & affiliations

Veritas has been recognized in the Top 10 of ‘Top Area Private Schools’ among all KC area schools, based on ACT scores and student-teacher ratio. (Ingram’s Magazine 2015-2018)

Each year, Veritas students take the TerraNova Standardized Test. Our students’ average score is approximately two to three grade levels above the national average! Our 10th – 12th graders score at post high school levels (PHS). Our ACT score average for the past five years is 26.2 (national average is 21).

Veritas Christian School is a member of the Association of Classical and Christian Schools (ACCS) of the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)