Heritage High School
Lynchburg City Schools

Lynchburg City Schools
Lynchburg, Virginia

The new Heritage High School is a comprehensive high school offering all standard core classes in addition to a wide variety of career technology, performing and visual arts, and computer technology related classes. Specialty spaces include environments for the building and construction trades, design and engineering, health occupations, cosmetology, early childhood development, computer hardware repair, and culinary arts.

Collaboration rooms are located in each classroom wing offering wired and wireless collaboration stations with a variety of input and display configurations for students and teachers to support evolving learning techniques and strategies. The media center includes unique elements such as social hub spaces and a cafe. A forum space offers flexibility for student testing, school board meetings, community events, and collaborative meetings.

The Central Virginia Governor’s School is also housed in the new Heritage High School and includes a variety of classroom and lab spaces as well as student collaboration spaces. An extensive guidance and career center helps students prepare for life after high school.

Awards + Recognition

  • People’s Choice Award for Architectural Design, Virginia School Board Association, 2017
  • Outstanding Design—High School, American School & University, 2018

See Principal Tim Beatty describe his experience collaborating on the project.