Liberty High School

  • Liberty High School serves 853 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 68% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 85-89% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Liberty High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 50%.

School Overview

  • Liberty High School's student population of 853 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 63 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students853 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Liberty High School
Total Classroom Teachers63 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Liberty High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,796 schools in Virginia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Liberty High School is 0.33, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
80%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)85-89%
80%
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
2%
14%
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Black
12%
23%
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White
81%
50%
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Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Liberty High School and the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Virginia by year.VA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.330.42
This chart display the diversity score of Liberty High School and the average diversity score of Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Graduation Rate
84%
87%
This chart display graduation rate of Liberty High School and graduation rate of Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Liberty High School and the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Liberty High School and the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBedford County School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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The marching band and football team are amazing. I love LHS. It's my favorite school I've ever been to.
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