Veritas Academy (25Q240)

35-01 Union Street, Queens, NY 11354, Queens
Phone: 718-888-7500
Hours: 8:00am - 2:20pm
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Quality Snapshot:
Subway: 7 to Flushing-Main St
Bus: 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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At Veritas Academy, students learn about the values of truth, dignity, and humanity. We are a small post-secondary preparatory high school that focuses on igniting the talents of all students to perform at their full potential. Our dedicated faculty and 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.

Academic Highlights: College Now Partnership with Queens College, Experiential Learning Opportunities, Computer Science Track, Offer Diploma Endorsements: Seal of Civics Literacy, Seal of Biliteracy, Community Service Seal, Various Electives for Post-Secondary Exploration

Other Features: 10th Grade Seats Available, College Trips, Community Service Expected, Internships Available, Online Grading System, Orientation, Program(s) with 1 SWD Applicant Per Seat, Saturday Programs, Student Parent Orientation, Summer Internships, Weekend Programs

School Features:

  • Offers 10th Grade Seats
  • School whose primary location is co-located with another school

AP Courses, Languages & Sports
AP Courses
Algebra II (Advanced Math), AP Biology, AP Computer Science A, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP European History, AP Macroeconomics, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP Statistics, AP United States History, Chemistry (Advanced Science), World Languages (Advanced World Languages)
Languages Offered
Diploma Endorsements
NYS Seal of Biliteracy
Boys PSAL Sports
Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Football, Handball, Indoor Track, Soccer, Table Tennis, Tennis, Volleyball, Wrestling
Girls PSAL Sports
Badminton, Basketball, Handball, Indoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Table Tennis, Volleyball, Wrestling
Other Sports
Cheerleading, Fitness Club, Gymnastics, Running Club, Step, Yoga, Row New York (Rowing)
Various partnerships with CommunityBased Organizations Multicultural Events Various student interest driven afterschool programs Broadway Shows Trips, Trips throughout NYC Experiential Learning Service Learning Strong Student Government Voice/Presence Overnight Community Building Trips Field Days Talent Shows Student Lead Conferences Yale and CUNY Model Congress Civic Engagement Projects with Congress Members Youth Empowerment (District Attorney Office) The Rowe Scholars Clubs: GSA, My Brothers Keeper, My Sisters Keeper, Chess, Photography, Leadership, etc.
Veritas Academy(Q51A)
Humanities & Interdisciplinary

Students are randomly selected
  • (Group 1) Priority to Queens students or residents
  • (Group 2) Then to New York City residents
Student & Admissions Statistics
School Year
Total Students Across All Grades
    Grade 12 Students
    Grade 11 Students
    Grade 10 Students
    Grade 9 Students
Graduation %
College %
Veritas Academy (Q51A)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

51 / 109 (0.47)
14 / 21 (0.67)
Offers - Waitlist
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 96% responded
Academic Rigor 
Academic Engagement 
Bully Prevention 
Mental Support 
Post-School Support 
Teacher Responses - 80% responded
Academic Rigor 
School Satisfaction 
Student Behavior 
Student Support 
School Leadership 
Instructional Clarity 
Instructional Development 
Post-School Support 
Family Responses - 42% responded
Teacher Support 
School Community 
School Leadership 
Post-School Support 

Note: Yellow bars indicate city-wide averages for the associated category

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Academic Summary & Data (2022-23)
Academic Proficiency
4-Year Grad. %
Avg. CC Regents Score
Avg. Non-CC Regents Score
College Aptitude
CCPC Index
Avg. SAT Math Score
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
2-Year College 24.80%
4-Year College 37.60%
Other Postsecondary 0.70%
Unknown 36.90%

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Information on NYS Regents exams can be found here:

School Demographics (2022-23)
Student Population:
Male 47.20%
Female 52.80%
English Language Learners:
Students with IEPs:
Economic Need Index:
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 17.90%
Black 6.40%
Hispanic 66.50%
White 3.30%
Other 5.90%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Black 13.30%
Hispanic 15.60%
White 60.00%
Other 11.10%