Heritage Elementary School

Heritage Elementary School serves 444 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the VA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Heritage Elementary School operates within the Lynchburg City School District.

School Overview

The student population of 444 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 22% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 444 students
Heritage Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Heritage Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Heritage Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Heritage Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.66 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 16:1
Heritage Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.66 0.42
Heritage Elementary School Diversity Score (1993-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
65%
33%
Heritage Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
6%
Heritage Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 8,583 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,614 is higher than the state average of $10,576. The district revenue/student has grown by 21% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,082 is higher than the state average of $10,658. The district spending/student has grown by 18% over four years.
School District Name Lynchburg City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
17
4
Number of Students Managed 8,583 3,815
Lynchburg City School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $100 MM $42 MM
Lynchburg City School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $95 MM $42 MM
Lynchburg City School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $11,614 $10,576
Lynchburg City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $11,082 $10,658
Lynchburg City School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Heritage High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Sandusky Middle School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sheffield Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • LynchburgCentral Virginia Gov. School
    Magnet School
    0.2 miles3020 Wards Ferry Rd
    LynchburgVA 24502
    (434)582-1104
    0.2n/a
  • LynchburgHeritage High School
    0.2 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 1016 students3020 Wards Ferry Rd
    LynchburgVA 24502
    (434)582-1147
    0.29-121016
  • LynchburgSheffield Elementary School
    1.1 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 469 students115 Kenwood Place
    LynchburgVA 24502
    (434)582-1115
    1.1PK-5469
  • LynchburgSandusky Elementary School
    1.5 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 373 students5828 Apache Ln
    LynchburgVA 24502
    (434)582-1111
    1.5PK-5373
  • LynchburgSandusky Middle School
    1.5 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 594 students805 Chinook Place
    LynchburgVA 24502
    (434)582-1120
    1.56-8594

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