Heritage Elementary School

Heritage Elementary School serves 468 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 47%.
Heritage Elementary School operates within the Lynchburg City School District.

Overview

The student population of 468 students has grown by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 17% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 468 students
Heritage Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Heritage Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Heritage Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.67 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 19:1 15:1
Heritage Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
6%
6%
Heritage Elementary School Asian Students (1993-2013)
Hispanic
7%
12%
Heritage Elementary School Black Students (1993-2013)
Black
47%
24%
Heritage Elementary School Black Students (1993-2013)
White
32%
53%
Heritage Elementary School White Students (1993-2013)
Two or more races
8%
4%
Heritage Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Heritage Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown VA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.67 0.41
Heritage Elementary School Diversity Score (1993-2013)
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.
60%
32%
Heritage Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2013)
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 (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 8,576 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,786 is higher than the state average of $11,282. The district revenue/student has grown by 22% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,632 is higher than the state average of $11,065. The district spending/student has grown by 28% over four years.
School District Name Lynchburg City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
17
4
Number of Students Managed 8,576 3,850
Lynchburg City School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $102 MM $43 MM
Lynchburg City School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $100 MM $42 MM
Lynchburg City School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,786 $11,282
Lynchburg City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,632 $11,065
Lynchburg City School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (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 Grades Students
  • LynchburgCentral Virginia Gov. School
    Magnet School
    3020 Wards Ferry Rd
    LynchburgVA 24502
    (434)582-1104
    Magnet School

    0.2 mi | Gr.  | n/a students                      
  • LynchburgHeritage High School
    3020 Wards Ferry Rd
    LynchburgVA 24502
    (434)582-1147
    0.2 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1041 students                      
  • LynchburgSheffield Elementary School
    115 Kenwood Place
    LynchburgVA 24502
    (434)582-1115
    1.1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 495 students                      
  • LynchburgSandusky Elementary School
    5828 Apache Ln
    LynchburgVA 24502
    (434)582-1111
    1.5 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 391 students                      
  • LynchburgSandusky Middle School
    805 Chinook Place
    LynchburgVA 24502
    (434)582-1120
    1.5 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 581 students                      

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