Heritage High School



Heritage High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Heritage High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 266
10 285
11 230
12 260

Heritage High School is a public high school of the Lynchburg City Public Schools located in Lynchburg, VA. It has 1,041 students in grades 9th through 12th. Heritage High School is the 173rd largest public high school in Virginia and the 5,610th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.0 to 1.

Total Students: 1,041
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12:1
Full Time Teachers: 86.71

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Heritage High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 531
(51%)
1,255
(52%)
 Female 510
(49%)
1,152
(48%)

Heritage High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 565
(54%)
1,185
(49%)
 White 366
(35%)
1,024
(43%)
 Two or More 46
(4%)
89
(4%)
 Hispanic 38
(4%)
64
(3%)
 Asian 24
(2%)
38
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
6
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Heritage High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 523
(50%)
1,090
(45%)
 Not Eligible 432
(41%)
1,153
(48%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 86
(8%)
164
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Heritage High School is ranked 57th out of 0 ranked schools in Virginia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Heritage High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (58.5%) is significantly higher than the state average of 32.6%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Heritage High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1145
2006 1147
2007 1107
2008 1074
2009 1109
2010 1134
2011 1121
2012 1041

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.8
2006 12.5
2007 15.6
2008 15.8
2009 17
2010 16.7
2011 12.1
2012 12

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.39650655021834
2006 0.40453356582389
2007 0.42457091237579
2008 0.45251396648045
2009 0.49233543733093
2010 0.54938271604938
2011 0.55396966993756
2012 0.5850144092219

Compare Heritage High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,200.0% 12.0:1
 
1,368.6% 13.7:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 32.6%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 58.5%
 

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