Independence Continuation

  • Independence Continuation serves 102 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 11-19% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Independence Continuation 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Independence Continuation's student population of 102 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 7 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students102 students
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Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Independence Continuation is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Independence Continuation is 0.29, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank#9104 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤10%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)11-19%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:123:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
12%
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Hispanic
84%
54%
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Black
6%
5%
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White
7%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Independence Continuation. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.290.64
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Graduation Rate20-24%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLos Angeles Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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