E.C. Glass High School in Lynchburg, VA - Niche

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E.C. Glass High School is a public school in Lynchburg, Virginia. It has 1,354 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 66% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 175 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

2111 Memorial Ave
Lynchburg, VA 24501
(434) 522-3712

Ratings and Reviews
3.6 from 175 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Overall Experience: I am overall impressed with my school.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Overall Experience: I love ECG as a school, but sometimes the environment can be quite stressful. The school spirit is amazing and our athletic training program is amazing. You have those teachers who understand the stress you're under as a senior and then there's teachers who don't care and like to make things worse on you. But overall, I love the school even though it can be a bit frustrating.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Overall Experience: There has been many great things I have been able to partake in while attending.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Overall Experience: E.C Glass High School has provided a great atmosphere for my several years of being a student at ECG. An the following made this happen: Teachers,Principal,counselors, and students in the school system. Which it allowed me to develope more leadership and character for later in life.
    • Niche User
    • 2
    Overall Experience: The school seems relatively segregated and the division between "normal," "advanced," and AP classes only seems to further that divide. More intelligent students receive more attention and favoritism is a problem amongst some teachers. However the good were the absolute highlight of my time there.

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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
3.00 Heritage High School 4 mi. 1,016
3.00 Brookville High School 6 mi. 982
3.33 Jefferson Forest High School 8 mi. 1,368
2.33 Rustburg High School 10 mi. 836
2.66 Amherst County High School 13 mi. 1,346

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity


Female 48%
Male 51%

Student Diversity

E.C. Glass High School United States Amherst County High School Brookville High School Heritage High School Jefferson Forest High School Rustburg High School
African American 46.0% 15.0% 22.0% 12.0% 53.0% 6.0% 16.0%
White 46.0% 51.0% 68.0% 81.0% 35.0% 84.0% 80.0%
Multiracial 3.0% 2.8% 4.0% 2.0% 4.0% 2.0% 1.0%
Hispanic 2.0% 25.0% 2.0% 0% 3.0% 3.0% 0%
Asian 1.0% 4.8% 0% 2.0% 2.0% 3.0% 0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 1.0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%


Grade 9 26.4%
Grade 10 26.7%
Grade 11 24.8%
Grade 12 22.1%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 27 responses

  • 70% Yes
  • 22% Not sure.
  • 7% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 16 responses

  • 39% Arts: theatre, orchestra, band, chorus
  • 26% Academics
  • 21% Atheletics
  • 13% Culinary Program

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 14 responses

  • 30% Some people do slack off
  • 30% A large amount of students who resist teachers.
  • 30% There are a lot of slackers.
  • 5% Much of the administration prove bias
  • 5% People choose to cheat, and get away with it

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 17 responses

  • 65% Arts: theatre, orchestra, band, chorus
  • 29% Its AP program
  • 6% The plethora of opportunity

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 18 responses

  • 44% Abundant opportunities
  • 17% Effort gets you ahead.
  • 17% Work hard and also relaxed at times
  • 17% Work
  • 6% Clique-y

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 17 responses

  • 41% Work!
  • 12% Be prepared to work and work hard. No slacking!!
  • 12% Be nice to all of your teachers.
  • 12% Beware of the cliches that exist.
  • 6% Be Nice to everyone and maintain great grades
  • 6% You get what you put into this school, good or bad
  • 6% Be nice to your teachers as a freshman.
  • 6% Do not be rude to anyone.

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 18 responses

  • 6% I love everything about this school.
  • 78% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 17% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.