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 200 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

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

Ratings and Reviews
3.6 from 200 reviews
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    • Niche User
    • 4
    Health & Safety: There were frequent cases of threats and drug searches during my time at ECG. Students were all safe, but the administration could have taken more organized approaches to evacuating students and keeping them calm and together. The school is in a semi-dangerous area so cars are often vandalized and stolen from.
    • Niche User
    • 3
    Overall Experience: The parents at this school are either extremely wealthy and able to offer their children the best opportunities, or they are low-income and are unable to provide for their children's basic needs. There is a great disparity between parenting at this school which makes it difficult to rate generally.
    • Niche User
    • 3
    Teachers: There were a few outstanding teachers that I greatly appreciated during my time at E. C. Glass. But I also feel as though the great teachers were counterbalanced by ineffective teachers. If a student is on the AP track, he/she has a much better learning environment than those who do not, as those teachers can be more focused on academics than disciplinary action.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Overall Experience: Excellent band and forensics/ debate opportunities.
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Overall Experience: Course selection is good but there is a lot of emphasis on race.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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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 34 responses

  • 68% Yes
  • 24% Not sure.
  • 9% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 22 responses

  • 37% Arts: theatre, orchestra, band, chorus
  • 27% Academics
  • 24% Atheletics
  • 12% 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 23 responses

  • 57% Arts: theatre, orchestra, band, chorus
  • 26% Its AP program
  • 9% The plethora of opportunity
  • 9% Diverse student body

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 25 responses

  • 40% Abundant opportunities
  • 20% Work hard and also relaxed at times
  • 16% Effort gets you ahead.
  • 12% Clique-y
  • 12% Work

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 24 responses

  • 4% I love everything about this school.
  • 75% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 21% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.