Independence High School

  • Independence High School serves 2,011 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the AZ average of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 60%.
  • Independence High School operates within the Glendale Union High School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 2011 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 89 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,011 students
Independence High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Independence High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 89 teachers
Independence High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Independence High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.45 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AZ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 23:1 20:1
Independence High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
1%
5%
Independence High School American Indian Students (1990-2015)
Asian
3%
3%
Independence High School Asian Students (1990-2015)
Hispanic
73%
45%
Independence High School Black Students (1990-2015)
Black
9%
5%
Independence High School Black Students (1990-2015)
White
12%
40%
Independence High School White Students (1990-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Independence High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
2%
Independence High School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Independence High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown AZ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.45 0.42
Independence High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
66%
34%
Independence High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2005-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
9%
5%
Independence High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2015)

District Comparison

  • Glendale Union High School District's student population of 15,246 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,355 is higher than the state average of $8,166. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,114 is higher than the state average of $8,440. The district spending/student has grown by 12% over four years.
School District Name Glendale Union High School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
1
Number of Students Managed 15,246 325
Glendale Union High School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate n/a 77%
Glendale Union High School District Graduation Rate (1994-2005)
District Total Revenue $143 MM $3 MM
Glendale Union High School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $154 MM $3 MM
Glendale Union High School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,355 $8,166
Glendale Union High School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,114 $8,440
Glendale Union High School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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