Independence High (alternative)

  • Independence High (alternative) serves 89 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤20% (which is lower than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40-59% (which is approximately equal to the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.

School Overview

  • Independence High (alternative)'s student population of 89 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 4 teachers has grown by 33% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students89 students
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Total Classroom Teachers4 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Independence High (alternative)'s student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has decreased from 27:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Independence High (alternative) is 0.38, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#8567 out of 9,595 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-59%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Independence High (alternative) and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio22:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
16%
11%
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Hispanic
77%
54%
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Black
2%
6%
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White
3%
24%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Independence High (alternative).This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.380.41
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Graduation Rate65-69%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Independence High (alternative) and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAlhambra Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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