Independence Charter

3920 Blue Bird Dr.
Modesto, CA 95356
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Independence Charter serves 30 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Independence Charter placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21-39% (which is approximately equal to the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 21-39% (which is lower than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 30 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 30:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 87%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 21-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 21-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Independence Charter ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Independence Charter's student population of 30 students has declined by 57% over five school years.
The teacher population of 1 teachers has declined by 75% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
30 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
1 teacher
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Independence Charter is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Independence Charter is 0.52, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2386 out of 3649 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21-39%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Independence Charter and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
21-39%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
30:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
12%
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Hispanic
67%
56%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Independence Charter and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
7%
5%
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White
13%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score
0.52
This chart display the diversity score of Independence Charter and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Independence Charter and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Independence Charter and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Independence Charter's ranking?
Independence Charter is ranked #2386 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
21-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 21-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
How many students attend Independence Charter?
30 students attend Independence Charter.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
67% of Independence Charter students are Hispanic, 13% of students are White, 10% of students are Two or more races, 7% of students are Black, and 3% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Independence Charter?
Independence Charter has a student ration of 30:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Independence Charter offer ?
Independence Charter offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-8
What school district is Independence Charter part of?
Independence Charter is part of Salida Union Elementary School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 30 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 30:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 87%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 21-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 21-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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