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About This School

Heritage Middle School is a public middle school in Westerville. The principal of Heritage Middle School is Mr. Joseph S. Kacsandi and can be contacted at kacsandij@wcsoh.org. 892 children attend Heritage Middle School and are mostly Multiracial; Hispanic; and White, non-Hispanic. 29% of the 892 students here are classified as "economically disadvantaged", and 45% have subsidized lunches. The ratio of students to teachers at Heritage Middle School is 15:1. Walnut Springs Middle School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Chorus
    • Dance
    • Drawing painting
    • Orchestra
    • Theater drama
    • Video film production
  • Languages Taught

    • French
    • German
    • Italian
    • Japanese
    • Latin
    • Spanish
  • Sports

    • Baseball
    • Basketball
    • Cheerleading
    • Field hockey
    • Football
    • Golf
    • Gymnastics
    • Lacrosse
    • P.E. classes
    • Soccer
    • Softball
    • Swimming
    • Tennis
    • Track
    • Volleyball
    • Wrestling
    • Yoga

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Multiracial 7% 6%
Hispanic 6% 5%
White, non-Hispanic 51% 63%
Black, non-Hispanic 34% 22%
Asian 3% 3%
Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 2%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.4% 0.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 45% 32%
Economically disadvantaged 29% 22%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (8 months ago)

    Heritage has a fantastic program for children with learning disabilities. My child loves attending school everyday. The teachers and support staff in this program are top notch.

  • (9 months ago)

    My son loves this school because he has a TON of friends however I do feel there is some lacking in the teaching department. My son will bring stuff home and have NO IDEA what it is or how to do it. I've asked him if the teachers went over it with him and he'll say only for a little bit or they will have a substitute teacher who didn't go over it at all and then they give them homework (which counts as part of their grade) and expect then to know how to do it. And let me tell you it's not something you can just look at and figure out. I also feel some of their punishments are unjust. My son got suspended off the bus for 1 day for calling someone a name (not a bad name either just name calling as kids do) two months before the student decided to report it. My son told the truth and admitted he did it at the bus stop so be got suspended off the bus??? Seems pretty stupid to me. This is with no prior incidents. NO warning no nothing. My son has NOT had any bully problems here. I've asked him if other students get bullied and he said no.

  • (1 year ago)

    My experience at Heritage was a mixed one. There are many excellent teachers there but there are more who are lacking. The administration portion of the school does not have a handle on the needs of the student and is instead preoccupied with punishing students.

  • (4 years ago)

    I am a parent of a student that goes to Heritage and let me tell you I thought this was a good school but in the end it turned out not to good. The IS bullies and vilonce. I AM planing to get my child transfered next year.

  • (4 years ago)

    I love Heritage you feel comfortable and you fit in right away there is no turning you down!!

  • (6 years ago)

    I Love this school my son has no bullies and the school has a awsome athletic program

  • (10 years ago)

    Heritage Middle School is a great environment for children to grow in. With clubs for kids from sixth through eighth grade great teachers and classes for kids with almost every learning ability. Heritage is an amazing school and I would recommend this school to anybody!

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