Liberty High School

100 Liberty Minutemen Dr
Bedford, VA 24523
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Liberty High School serves 812 students in grades 9-12.
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 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 63% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 82%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 85-89% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 78%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Liberty High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

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School Overview

Liberty High School's student population of 812 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 60 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
812 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
60 teachers
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School Rankings

Liberty High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,800 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Liberty High School is 0.36, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1041 out of 1800 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
82%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
3%
16%
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Black
12%
22%
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White
79%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.36
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Graduation Rate
83%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

School Reviews

  3.50 out of 5  (2 reviews)
2  
I am currently enrolled at Liberty (2019). The academics are sub-par and behavioral issues are rampant. There is, however, a great theater/band program run by caring teachers. The sports teams usually do well in the tournaments they partake in. Many teachers seem like they want to be there (though there's are definitely those who don't). I am not impressed by the lack of stimulating class work (or even just classes in general). The school performs poorly on testing because the majority of the students there have no regard for their future and just don't care. It's difficult to be surrounded by slackers. That being said, there are certainly wonderful people/students/teachers at Liberty! It just takes a conscious effort to stay in with the good crowd sometimes. The school obviously has a lack of funding, which can be seen in the disrepair of the overhangs over the walkways and the lack of recent textbooks and technology.
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5  
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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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 812 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 83% (Btm 50% in VA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 63% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 85-89% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.36 (Btm 50%)

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