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
9 304
10 284
11 278
12 266

Heritage High School is a public high school of the Newport News City Public Schools located in Newport News, VA. It has 1,132 students in grades 9th through 12th. Heritage High School is the 159th largest public high school in Virginia and the 5,073rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.3 to 1.

Total Students: 1,132
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 79.36

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Heritage High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 590
(52%)
4,166
(50%)
 Female 542
(48%)
4,114
(50%)

Heritage High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 973
(86%)
4,760
(57%)
 White 97
(9%)
2,355
(28%)
 Hispanic 42
(4%)
743
(9%)
 Two or More 8
(1%)
103
(1%)
 American Indian 6
(1%)
45
(1%)
 Asian 4
(0%)
261
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
13
(0%)

Heritage High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 647
(57%)
3,381
(41%)
 Not Eligible 395
(35%)
4,244
(51%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 90
(8%)
655
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Heritage High School is ranked 38th 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 (65.1%) 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 1659
2006 1742
2007 1736
2008 1711
2009 1517
2010 1393
2011 1244
2012 1132

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.2
2006 17.1
2007 20.9
2008 20.8
2009 19.3
2010 19.2
2011 14.2
2012 14.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.50753465943339
2006 0.53960964408726
2007 0.54032258064516
2008 0.55639976621859
2009 0.60777851021753
2010 0.61880832735104
2011 0.66881028938907
2012 0.65106007067138

Compare Heritage High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,368.6% 13.7:1
 
1,430.0% 14.3:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 32.6%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 65.1%
 

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