Independence High School

Grades: 9-12

58 students

Independence High School serves 58 students in grades 9-12.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 20%.
Independence High School operates within the Sweetwater County #1 School District.
The school district's 67% graduation rate is lower than the WY state average of 81%.

Overview

The student population of 58 students has declined by 26% over five years.
School Type Alternative school
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 58 students
Gender % 34% Male / 66%Female
Total Classroom Teachers n/a
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The school's diversity score of 0.39 is more than the state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (WY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio n/a 11:1
Hispanic
19%
13%
Black
5%
1%
White
76%
80%
All Ethnic Groups
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.39 0.26
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
31%
27%
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
13%
10%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,005 students has grown by 26% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 67% has decreased from 94% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $17,018 is less than the state average of $27,108. The district revenue/student has grown by 46% over four years.
The district spending/student of $17,217 is less than the state average of $26,533. The district spending/student has grown by 57% over four years.
School District Name Sweetwater County #1 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
4
Number of Students Managed 6,005 937
Graduation Rate 67% 81%
District Total Revenue $84 MM $19 MM
District Spending $85 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $17,018 $27,108
District Spending / Student $17,217 $26,533
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, WY Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Rock Springs High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lincoln Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Walnut Elementary School (1.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Rock SpringsRock Springs High School
    1375 James Dr
    Rock SpringsWY 82902
    (307)352-3440
    0.4 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1336 students                      
  • Rock SpringsLincoln Elementary School
    915 Edgar
    Rock SpringsWY 82902
    (307)352-3210
    0.5 mi | Gr. 5-6 | 259 students                      
  • Rock SpringsRock Springs Junior High School
    3500 Foothill Blvd
    Rock SpringsWY 82902
    (307)352-3474
    0.6 mi | Gr. 7-8 | 792 students                      
  • Rock Springs Walnut Elementary School
    1115 Walnut
    Rock SpringsWY 82902
    (307)352-3225
    1.5 mi | Gr. KG-4 | 343 students                      
  • Rock SpringsDesert View Elementary School
    1900 Desert Blvd
    Rock SpringsWY 82902
    (307)352-3200
    1.6 mi | Gr. KG-4 | 417 students                      

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