Independence High (alternative)

Tel: (626)943-6681
  • Independence High (alternative) serves 87 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 29:1 is higher than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 76%.
  • Independence High (alternative) operates within the Alhambra Unified School District.
  • Alhambra Unified School District's 98% graduation rate is higher than the CA state average of 83%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 87 students has grown by 40% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 3 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students87 students
Independence High (alternative) Total Students (2005-2015)
Gender %Independence High (alternative) Gender
Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
Independence High (alternative) Total Teachers (2005-2015)
Students by GradeIndependence High (alternative) Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 29:1 has increased from 21:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.33 is less than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio29:124:1
Independence High (alternative) Student Teacher Ratio (2005-2015)
American Indian
Independence High (alternative) American Indian Students (2006-2010)
Independence High (alternative) Asian Students (2005-2015)
Independence High (alternative) Black Students (2005-2015)
Independence High (alternative) Black Students (2005-2015)
Independence High (alternative) White Students (2005-2015)
Two or more races
Independence High (alternative) Two Or More Races Students (2009-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsIndependence High (alternative) All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.330.41
Independence High (alternative) Diversity Score (2005-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Independence High (alternative) Eligible for Free Lunch (2005-2015)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
Independence High (alternative) Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2013-2015)

District Comparison

  • Alhambra Unified School District's student population of 17,537 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 98% has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,315 is higher than the state average of $10,238. The district revenue/student has declined by 27% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $13,537 is higher than the state average of $10,739. The district spending/student has declined by 5% over four years.
School District NameAlhambra Unified School District
Number of Schools
Number of Students Managed17,5371,597
Alhambra Unified School District Students Managed (2005-2015)
Graduation Rate98%83%
Alhambra Unified School District Graduation Rate (2005-2015)
District Total Revenue$187 MM$17 MM
Alhambra Unified School District District Total Revenue (2005-2015)
District Spending$245 MM$18 MM
Alhambra Unified School District District Spending (2005-2015)
District Revenue / Student$10,315$10,238
Alhambra Unified School District District Revenue / Student (2005-2015)
District Spending / Student$13,537$10,739
Alhambra Unified School District District Spending / Student (2005-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • AlhambraCentury High SchoolAlternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 173 students
    0 miles
    20 S. Marengo Ave.
    AlhambraCA 91801
  • AlhambraPark Elementary School
    Grades: KG-8 | 757 students
    0.3 miles
    301 N. Marengo Ave.
    AlhambraCA 91801
  • AlhambraWilliam Northrup Elementary School
    Grades: KG-8 | 694 students
    0.6 miles
    409 S. Atlantic Blvd.
    AlhambraCA 91801
  • AlhambraEmery Park Elementary School
    Grades: KG-8 | 488 students
    0.7 miles
    2821 W. Commonwealth Ave.
    AlhambraCA 91803
  • AlhambraAlhambra High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 2726 students
    0.8 miles
    101 S. Second St.
    AlhambraCA 91801

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