Heritage Elementary School

Heritage Elementary School serves 443 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 47%.
Heritage Elementary School operates within the Lynchburg City Public s School District.

Overview

The student population of 443 students has declined by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 24% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 443 students
Heritage Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Heritage Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Heritage Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.69 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 15:1
Heritage Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
7%
6%
Heritage Elementary School Asian (1993-2012)
Hispanic
4%
12%
Heritage Elementary School Hispanic (1993-2012)
Black
43%
25%
Heritage Elementary School Black (1993-2012)
White
34%
53%
Heritage Elementary School White (1993-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Heritage Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Heritage Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.69 0.41
Heritage Elementary School Diversity Score (1993-2012)
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.
62%
32%
Heritage Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2012)
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.
5%
7%
Heritage Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 8,670 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Lynchburg City Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
8
Number of Students Managed 8,670 3,801
Lynchburg City Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $102 MM $43 MM
Lynchburg City Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $100 MM $42 MM
Lynchburg City Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,786 $11,282
Lynchburg City Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,632 $11,065
Lynchburg City Public s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby 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 Students Grades
  • Lynchburg Central Virginia Governor School
    Magnet School
    3020 Wards Ferry Rd
    Lynchburg , VA , 24502
    (434)582-1104
    Magnet School
    0.2  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a
  • Lynchburg Heritage High School
    3020 Wards Ferry Rd
    Lynchburg , VA , 24502
    (434)582-1147
    0.2  mi  |  1121  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Lynchburg Sheffield Elementary School
    115 Kenwood Place
    Lynchburg , VA , 24502
    (434)582-1115
    1.1  mi  |  513  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Lynchburg Sandusky Elementary School
    5828 Apache Ln
    Lynchburg , VA , 24502
    (434)582-1111
    1.5  mi  |  412  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Lynchburg Sandusky Middle School
    805 Chinook Place
    Lynchburg , VA , 24502
    (434)582-1120
    1.5  mi  |  578  students  |  Gr.  6-8

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Lynchburg, VA public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.03, which is lower than the Virginia average of 0.39. The most diverse school in Lynchburg is Sheffield Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Virginia or national school diversity statistics.