Heritage Elementary School

  • Heritage Elementary School serves 483 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 65-69% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 60-64% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 50%.

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School Overview

  • Heritage Elementary School's student population of 483 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students483 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Heritage Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Heritage Elementary School is 0.69, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall School Rank#1619 out of 1,796 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Heritage Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
80%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Heritage Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
7%
7%
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Hispanic
6%
15%
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Black
46%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Heritage Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
29%
50%
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Two or more races
11%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Heritage Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.690.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
91%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Heritage Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Heritage Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLynchburg City Pblc Schs School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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