B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B-
  2. Diversity
    A
  3. Teachers
    B-
  4. College Readiness
    B+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B
  6. Health & Safety
    C-
  7. Administration
    B
  8. Sports
    B
  9. Food
    C+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B-
Address
3020 Wards Ferry Rd
Lynchburg, VA 24502
Telephone
(434) 515-5400
Website

Heritage High School Rankings

Niche ranks over 14,000 public high schools based on statistics and millions of opinions from students and parents.

Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
76%
Percent Proficient - Math
61%
Average Graduation Rate
79%
Average SAT
1070
85 responses
Average ACT
AP Enrollment
16%

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
C-
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
70%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.10 responses
Poll
80%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.10 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 21 responses
Report
  • Football games
    38%
  • Prom.
    24%
  • Basketball games
    14%
  • Soccer games
    10%
  • Mr. Eagle
    5%
  • Pep Rallys
    5%
  • Track and Field Meets
    5%

Students

Diversity
A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,038
Free or Reduced Lunch
57%
69%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.13 responses
77%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.13 responses
85%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.13 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
14:1
National
16:1
Average Teacher Salary
$55,429
Teachers in First/Second Year
12.3%
72%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.18 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.18 responses
89%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.18 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
B
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$11,264/ year
National
$11,890
85%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.20 responses
35%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.20 responses
60%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.20 responses

Heritage High School Reviews

127 reviews
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After-school activities include athletics, forensics, theater, national honor society and different clubs. There are many clubs like safe driving club, grief support club ,and Rachel's challenge club. My favorite club is Rachel's challenge club because it promotes Rachel's dream of a kind, competent, and well mannered American community. English department teachers administer forensic and ace. Brilliant students have opportunity to participate in debates and quizzes competitions to show their intelligence.
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My experience at Heritage High School has been an overall positive one so far. This school is unique because it offers special courses like nursing and computer information technology (which I am taking). Most of my favorite experiences at this school are from playing soccer. I've made many friends through the soccer team here, which is why I wouldn't go to any other school.
What makes the school unique is the diversity in the school. It's not just one specific race its multiple races and we all seem to get along. I definitely wouldn't change anything about this school. The parents are great help as well. Basically, the school is like one huge community and everybody comes together.