Independence Academy

  • Independence Academy serves 894 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 54% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 57% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Independence Academy placed in the top 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Independence Academy's student population of 894 students has grown by 122% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 67 teachers has grown by 86% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students894 students
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Total Classroom Teachers67 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Independence Academy is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,633 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Independence Academy is 0.45, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank#1646 out of 3633 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
19%
33%
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Black
4%
22%
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White
72%
38%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.450.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHillsborough School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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    2.1 miles
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