Heritage High School in Lynchburg, VA - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    1,121
  • Type
    Public
  • Reviews
    101 3.4
  • Ranking

Heritage High School is a public school in Lynchburg, Virginia. It has 1,121 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 63% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 101 reviews written and they have been mixed.

3020 Wards Ferry Rd
Lynchburg, VA 24502
(434) 582-1147

Ratings and Reviews
3.4 from 101 reviews
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Academics Read more about this school's academics

Nearby Schools

Niche Grade Name Type
2.33 Heritage Elementary School Public
2.33 Sheffield Elementary School Public
2.66 Sandusky Elementary School Public
2.66 Sandusky Middle School Public
2.33 Perrymont Elementary School Public
2.33 Liberty Christian Academy Private, Religious
2.66 New Covenant School Private, Religious
3.00 Brookville High School Public
The Branches Academy Private, Religious
2.66 Tomahawk Elementary School Public
2.66 Brookville Middle School Public
Blue Ridge Montessori School Private, Montessori
Desmond T. Doss Junior Academy Private, Religious
New Vistas School Private, Special Education
2.66 Leesville Road Elementary School Public
2.33 T.C. Miller Elementary School for Innovation Public, Magnet
2.33 Linkhorne Elementary School Public
2.66 Linkhorne Middle School Public
Rivermont School Private, Special Education
2.66 Holy Cross Regional Catholic School Private, Religious
3.00 E.C. Glass High School Public
3.00 Timberlake Christian Schools Private, Religious
2.33 Dearington Elementary School for Innovation Public, Magnet
2.66 William M. Bass Elementary School Public
2.66 Robert S. Payne Elementary School Public
Clearview Christian School Private, Religious
2.66 Paul L. Dunbar Middle School for Innovation Public, Magnet
3.00 Bedford Hills Elementary School Public
2.66 Thomas Jefferson Elementary School Public
James River Day School Private
2.66 Paul Munro Elementary School Public
3.33 Jefferson Forest High School Public
3.00 Forest Elementary School Public
Timberlake Christian School & Daycare Private, Religious
2.00 Madison Heights Elementary School Public
3.00 Forest Middle School Public
2.33 Boonsboro Elementary School Public
3.00 Yellow Branch Elementary School Public
2.33 New London Academy Elementary School Public
2.66 Monelison Middle School Public
3.00 Temple Christian School Private, Religious
2.66 Amelon Elementary School Public
2.00 Rustburg Elementary School Public
2.00 Rustburg Middle School Public
2.33 Rustburg High School Public

Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
2.66 Sandusky Middle School 1 mi. 578
3.00 Brookville High School 2 mi. 1,028
2.66 Tomahawk Elementary School 2 mi. 635
2.66 Brookville Middle School 2 mi. 680
2.66 Leesville Road Elementary School 3 mi. 632

Around Heritage High School

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

Gender

Gender
Male 52%
Female 47%

Student Diversity

Heritage High School United States Brookville High School Brookville Middle School Leesville Road Elementary School Sandusky Middle School Tomahawk Elementary School
African American 53.0% 15.2% 12.0% 10.0% 9.0% 52.0% 8.0%
White 34.0% 51.6% 80.0% 81.0% 76.0% 37.0% 79.0%
Multiracial 4.0% 2.6% 3.0% 2.0% 5.0% 3.0% 5.0%
Hispanic 3.0% 24.5% 2.0% 2.0% 4.0% 3.0% 1.0%
Asian 2.0% 4.7% 1.0% 1.0% 2.0% 3.0% 4.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 9 26.9%
Grade 10 22.2%
Grade 11 24.9%
Grade 12 26.0%

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 9 responses

  • 78% Yes
  • 11% Not sure.
  • 11% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 6 responses

  • 57% Sports and clubs.
  • 29% Mr. Roark's art classes
  • 14% Counseling departments willingness to help student

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 6 responses

  • 50% Rude and disrespectful students.
  • 33% Location.
  • 17% Cell phone reception

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 5 responses

  • 40% The art teacher, Mr. Roark
  • 40% Early college partnership with community college
  • 20% The Hurricane Bond

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 5 responses

  • 60% Great
  • 20% Wild
  • 20% Creative

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 7 responses

  • 43% Just do what the teacher says.
  • 29% Respect all staff & they'll do the same
  • 29% Study

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 6 responses

  • 17% I love everything about this school.
  • 67% 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.