Community

Smith Preparatory Academy is a K-12 school located in a suburban setting.

School

Smith Preparatory Academy is a Christian private school for grades K5 through 12 enrolling 91 students in grades 9–12. The school opened in 2008-2009 and graduated its first senior class in the spring of 2010.

Smith Prep is accredited by the Florida Coalition of Christian Private Schools Association and holds membership in the College Board.

Smith Prep is a member of the Association of Christian Classical Schools.

Curriculum

The academic program is organized on a semester schedule. Nine credits per year is the maximum course load.

AP® courses are offered through an articulation agreement with Florida Virtual School. Honors classes are offered in English, Math, Science, and History, as well as some electives. The Dual Enrollment Program enables juniors and seniors to enroll in courses and earn college credits at Smith Prep through Palm Beach Atlantic University or through local institutions of higher education.

Grading and Ranking

Grade Scale Points

A 90-100 4
B 80-89 3
C 70-79 2
D 60-69 1

Below C to repeat

Rank

Class rank is determined by a combination of GPA, honors courses, and standardized test scores.

Grade Point Average (GPA) Calculation

GPA is computed using the above quality points. All high school level subjects are included in the computation. A minimum of 24 credits is required for graduation. AP®, honors, and dual enrollment classes are weighted one-half point for the internal purpose of class ranking only – the published GPA on transcripts for all students is unweighted.

Graduating Classes

There have been six graduating classes with a total of 56 graduates since the first graduating class in 2010.

Standardized Test Results

The average best scores for the graduates of the last year is listed below.

Average SAT® Scores

Critical Reading 568
Math 506

Average Act Scores

Composite Score 24

Awards and Distinctions

1 National Hispanic Recognition Program Scholar

1 Eagle Scout

1 National Society of High School Scholars member

1 Recipient of the Lombardi Stamps Scholarship at University of Florida

14 Qualified for the Florida Bright Futures Medallion Scholarship (FMS)

6 Qualified for the Florida Bright Futures Academic Scholarship (FAS)

Colleges Attended by Veritas Academy Graduates

Baylor University
Belmont University
Bryan College
Cedarville University
Covenant College
Daytona State College
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Florida Atlantic University
Lake-Sumter State College
New College
Palm Beach Atlantic University
Seminole State College
Stetson University
Texas A&M
United States Air Force Academy
University of Central Florida
University of Florida
Valencia College
Westminster College