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Welcome to Great Hearts Veritas Prep, Serving Grades 6-12

Dear Prospective Families and Members of the Arcadia Community, 

Welcome to Veritas Preparatory Academy, a founding member of the Great Hearts Academies and a beacon of classical education in the vibrant Arcadia neighborhood of Phoenix, Arizona. As a tuition-free, public charter school, we are proud to provide a comprehensive college preparatory education for students in grades 6-12. Our academy is dedicated to offering the finest liberal arts education possible, challenging students to develop a deep appreciation for the true, the good, and the beautiful. 

At Veritas Prep, we believe that education is not merely an academic endeavor; it is a journey that shapes the whole person. Our curriculum is a rich tapestry of the liberal arts, designed to instill intellectual rigor and foster a love of learning. We offer a challenging yet rewarding program to junior high and high school students who are willing to engage deeply with the subjects and grow both intellectually and morally. 

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Begin your journey into the heart of classical education with just a click. Watch a virtual tour of Veritas Prep where we foster virtuous scholars and deep thinkers. Witness firsthand how our teachers inspire a passion for lifelong learning, logic, and moral integrity. This isn't merely a tour of our school; it's a gateway to becoming part of a community dedicated to academic excellence and living the values of Truth, Goodness, and Beauty. Discover the unique spirit of Great Hearts—where every lesson shapes well-rounded, virtuous citizens.

Our approach to education is grounded in the timeless traditions of Western Civilization. Our students engage in an in-depth study of literature, history, mathematics, science, and languages. This comprehensive curriculum is complemented by courses in fine arts and physical education, ensuring a well-rounded and holistic educational experience. Our focus on classical education not only prepares students for academic success but also nurtures their capacity for critical thinking, ethical reasoning, and articulate expression. 

The middle school years at Veritas Prep are foundational, introducing students to a broad spectrum of knowledge and skills. This stage is crucial in preparing them for the intellectual challenges of high school. Our junior high curriculum encourages curiosity, fosters a love for learning, and lays the groundwork for the rigorous academic study to come. 

As students progress to high school, they delve deeper into the classical liberal arts. Our high school program is designed to challenge and inspire students, preparing them for the rigors of college and the broader world. We emphasize the development of analytical and critical thinking skills, preparing our students to become thoughtful, well-rounded, and virtuous leaders. 

Located on 56th Street, just south of Indian School Road, our campus is a hub of intellectual and moral development. Our faculty, comprised of dedicated and passionate educators, are committed to the success and growth of each student. They are not merely teachers; they are mentors who guide students to excel academically and grow personally. 

As a tuition-free institution, Veritas Preparatory Academy is committed to making this exceptional educational experience accessible to all families in the Phoenix area. We believe that every child deserves a high-quality education that prepares them for the challenges and opportunities of the future. Our commitment to accessibility and excellence ensures that our doors are open to all who seek a transformative educational journey. 

We warmly invite you to explore Veritas Preparatory Academy, to learn more about our unique approach to education, and to discover the vibrant community that makes our school a special place. We encourage you to visit our campus, meet our dedicated educators, and experience the enriching environment that we offer. 

Veritas Preparatory Academy is more than just a school; it is a community where intellectual curiosity, moral virtue, and academic excellence are nurtured and celebrated. We are excited about the possibility of welcoming you to our family and embarking together on this enriching educational journey. 

We look forward to meeting you and sharing the exceptional experience that Veritas Preparatory Academy offers. Join us as we continue to shape not only scholars but also virtuous citizens and future leaders of our world. 

With warmest regards, 

Theresa Weiland, Headmaster
Veritas Preparatory Academy


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