School District Report Card for 2015-2016 School Year

This report card contains information required by the federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) for our school and district including: student enrollment and teacher qualifications, student achievement, accountability, and the progress our school is making toward narrowing proficiency gaps for different groups of students.

Request for Proposal for Janitorial Services

VPCS is seeking proposals for janitorial services for a one-year period between July 1, 2016 and June 30, 2017, which can be renewable upon completion for up to two years.  If your organization wishes to be considered, we are requesting written proposals that address the points detailed in this RFP.  Organizations must mail or drop off sealed proposals by 5:00 pm, June 7th, 2016 to:

   Veritas Prep Charter School 

    Attention: Lynne Goncalves

    370 Pine Street

    Springfield, MA 01105 - Veritas Prep Charter School in Springfield accepts new class of students, receives $15,000 donation

SPRINGFIELD -- Huddled together in a cafeteria where they hoped their children would eat lunch together next year, a group of parents waited in anticipation Tuesday evening.

Veritas Prep Charter School held its annual lottery to accept 80 grade 5 students for the upcoming school year... - Native American hip hop artist Supaman to perform free concert at UMass-Amherst

SPRINGFIELD — Crow Nation's hip-hop artist and dancer "Supaman" will visit with students at Veritas Preparatory Charter School on Thursday morning and later head to the University of Massachusetts at Amherst to perform a 7:30 concert at the Student Union.

As part of Native History Month, Supaman, who was born Christian Takes Gun Parrish, will conduct two workshops for Veritas students in grades 5-8. The program was arranged by teacher and UMass alumnus Akesa Mafi. - Cap on charter schools court fight looms as public facilities hold lotteries for enrollment

SPRINGFIELD — As a court battle looms over a push to overturn the state's cap on charter schools, Veritas Preparatory Charter School is preparing for Tuesday's lottery to choose students 81 5th graders from a pool of 145 applicants hoping to attend the school in the fall...

The Republican Editorials - Veritas Prep Charter School proves poverty is no barrier to learning

Veritas Prep Charter School, a public charter school serving 243 Springfield students, is outperforming statewide school averages -- as well as traditional public schools in Springfield and other urban centers -- in MCAS results just two years after it opened.

That's very encouraging, not only for Veritas students, but for schools everywhere that serve predominantly low-income students... - VeritasPrep Charter School students excel on MCAS tests 2 years in a row

SPRINGFIELD -- Rachel Romano, founder and executive director of Veritas Prep Charter School, believes the secret to mastering the MCAS test -- or any other scholarly goal, for that matter -- is a relentless commitment to achievement, on the part of both teachers and students... - Republican gubernatorial candidate Charlie Baker talks education, closing achievement gap in visit to Springfield's Veritas Preparatory Charter School

SPRINGFIELD — In a visit to Western Massachusetts aimed at boosting the soon-to-open Phoenix Charter Academy High School in Springfield, Republican gubernatorial candidate Charlie Baker spent part of the morning touring another charter school in the city.

Veritas Preparatory Charter School on Pine Street, which is in its second year of operations, welcomed Baker, who spent time talking with students, visiting classrooms and watching lessons in progress...

Republican Editorials - Veritas Preparatory Charter School holds promise for Springfield

While some charter schools don’t live up to their promise, many do. That’s why we’re pleased that the Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education is expanding the number of charter schools in the state to 16 - including the addition of a Veritas Preparatory Charter School in Springfield...