Heritage High School

2/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
5
Grades
9-12
Students
1,121
Type
Public
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Academics
2/10
Test scores
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Very concerning:

Test scores at this school fall far below the state average. This means that students at this school are not performing at grade level.


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Writing
66%
State avg: 83%
Biology I
72%
State avg: 84%
English Reading
83%
State avg: 89%
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College readiness
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AP course participation
17%
State avg: 23%
Percentage of students passing 1 or more AP exams grades 9-12
52%
State avg: 66%
Equity
Environment
Students
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Black
53%
White
35%
Two or more races
5%
Hispanic
4%
Asian
3%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
13 :1
State avg: 14 :1
Students per counselor
192 :1
State avg: 414 :1
Percent of teachers with less than 3 years of experience
12%
State avg: 10%
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Neighborhood
3101 Wards Ferry Rd
Lynchburg, VA 24502
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Last modified: May 3, 2017
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