Heritage Elementary



Heritage Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Heritage Elementary Students by Grade
PK 62
K 88
1 77
2 65
3 84
4 56
5 50
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Heritage Elementary is a public elementary school located in Lynchburg, VA in the Lynchburg City Public Schools. It enrolls 482 students in grades 1st through 12th. Heritage Elementary is the 705th largest public school in Virginia and the 23,666th largest nationally. It has 18.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 482
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 25.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 23,666th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Virginia: 705th out of 1,159
Student/Teacher Rank in Virginia: 977th out of 1,156
Full Time Teacher Rank in Virginia: 849th out of 1,156

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Heritage Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 250
(52%)
2,983
(48%)
 Male 232
(48%)
3,184
(52%)

Heritage Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 205
(43%)
3,051
(49%)
 White 155
(32%)
2,053
(33%)
 Asian 48
(10%)
158
(3%)
 Two or More 41
(9%)
531
(9%)
 Hispanic 26
(5%)
339
(5%)
 American Indian 7
(1%)
31
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
4
(0%)

Heritage Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 456
(95%)
4,404
(71%)
 Not Eligible 26
(5%)
1,662
(27%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
101
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,152 ranked schools in Virginia, Heritage Elementary is ranked 126th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Heritage Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (94.6%) is significantly higher than the state average of 44.7%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Heritage Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 371
2006 363
2007 404
2008 431
2009 485
2010 493
2011 443
2012 468
2013 444
2014 443
2015 482

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12
2006 9.3
2007 13.9
2008 13.9
2009 14.7
2010 15.2
2011 17.6
2012 19.4
2013 18.6
2014 18.3
2015 18.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.66037735849057
2006 0.64187327823691
2007 0.66584158415842
2008 0.65893271461717
2009 0.67422680412371
2010 0.65720081135903
2011 0.67945823927765
2012 0.67735042735043
2013 0.72972972972973
2014 0.74717832957111
2015 0.94605809128631

Compare Heritage Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,413.6% 14.1:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,890.0% 18.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 94.6%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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