Liberty High School

87 reviews
  1. Bedford County Public Schools
  2. 9-12
  3. Public
B-
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    B
  2. Diversity
    B-
  3. Teachers
    C+
  4. College Readiness
    B
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B
  6. Health & Safety
    C+
  7. Administration
    C+
  8. Sports
    B
  9. Food
    C-
  10. Resources & Facilities
    C+
Address
100 Liberty Minutemen Dr
Bedford, VA 24523
Telephone
(540) 586-2541
Website
Data not available

Outcomes

Average Graduation Rate
79%
Average SAT
1090
36 responses
Average ACT
24
12 responses

Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
87%
Percent Proficient - Math
57%
AP Enrollment
25%
AP Exam Pass Rate
87%
Advanced Math Enrollment
Low
Poll
How challenging are academics at this school?
  • This school is nationally recognized.
    0%
  • This school is the best in the area.
    0%
  • Probably like most other schools.
    100%
  • This school doesn't challenge anyone.
    0%

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
C+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
50%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.6 responses
Poll
33%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.6 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 19 responses
  • Football
    42%
  • Homecoming
    26%
  • Marching Band
    11%
  • Soccer
    11%
  • EVERYTHING. I'm involved in my community
    5%
  • Pep Rallies
    5%

Students

Diversity
B-
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
920
Free or Reduced Lunch
41%
88%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.8 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.8 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.8 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
13:1
National
16:1
Average Teacher Salary
$44,114
Teachers in First/Second Year
10%
27%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.11 responses
45%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.11 responses
45%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.11 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
B
Based on expenses per student, number of sports offered, and student and parent reviews.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$9,937/ year
National
$11,890
53%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.15 responses
20%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.15 responses
33%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.15 responses

Reviews

87 reviews
  • Excellent
    4
  • Very Good
    24
  • Average
    44
  • Poor
    9
  • Terrible
    6
The school was built in 1964 and just celebrated it's 50-year anniversary. The counselors are helpful, especially with seniors seeking scholarships. The technology department includes drafting, technical drawing, ag, and traditional shop classes. Also, there is a science and technology center that provides certifications for students in auto body, auto mechanics, cosmetology, construction, electricity, early childhood development, and even future teachers of America. There are also intern programs in forestry, science, healthcare, and veterinary science. Students work with counselors to get into these and other community-based business internships.
  • Niche User
  • Sep 21 2014
The school's facilities and buildings weren't ever really an issue. The school was kept clean for the most part. The resources were seriously lacking. There was little to no tutoring programs. We did have after school AP sessions to help students prepare for the AP tests, which is good except not everyone took AP classes. There were no college prep courses at all. We had the occasional visits from colleges in Virginia, but other than that, there wasn't much. Parent involvement was slim. We had a program called the Liberty Boosters which was made up of parents and it was mostly for the marching band. Air conditioning was good, but there was no heating. It was extremely cold all school year in every room.
  • Niche User
  • Oct 21 2014
My school's involvement with football was way higher than with other activities. No one really cared for the marching band and not much was heard about soccer or tennis or any other sport my school had. Football games were the number one event other than homecoming. School spirit was pretty average considering we only had pep rallies right before big football games. The track was terrible; the tennis and soccer fields were average; the wrestling room was actually pretty nice. Our football team was one of the best all throughout my high school career, and so was the soccer team. The baseball team's performance was okay and the tennis team only ever won a few matches. And we only had one fitness class; most of the time, the class would just sit and talk.
  • Niche User
  • Oct 21 2014