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grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C+
  2. Diversity
    grade A+
  3. Teachers
    grade B minus
  4. College Prep
    grade B
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A minus
  6. Health & Safety
    grade C
  7. Administration
    grade B+
  8. Sports
    grade A
  9. Food
    grade C
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade B+

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Heritage High School is a public school located in Lynchburg, VA. It has 1,054 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 14 to 1. According to state test scores, 53% of students are at least proficient in math and 87% in reading.

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3101 Wards Ferry Rd
Lynchburg, VA 24502
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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
87%
Percent Proficient - Math
53%
Average Graduation Rate
84%
Average SAT
1090
174 responses
Average ACT
26
12 responses
AP Enrollment
21%

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Living in the Area

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B
  2. Good for Families
    grade B+
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
Median Household Income
$46,409
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$857
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$160,100
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade C
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
64%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 14 responses
Poll
71%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 14 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 33 responses
  • Football games
    27%
  • Prom.
    21%
  • Basketball games
    9%
  • Spirit Week
    9%
  • Pep Rallys
    6%
  • Soccer games
    6%
  • Mr. Eagle
    3%

Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,054
Free or Reduced Lunch
58%
71%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 17 responses
76%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 17 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 17 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
14:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$59,488
Teachers in First/Second Year
15.4%
73%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 22 responses
73%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 22 responses
91%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 22 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$13,363 / year
National
$12,239
88%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 24 responses
38%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 24 responses
63%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 24 responses

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