Independence High School serves 2,078 students in grades 9-12.
Independence High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 22% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 36% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: 9-12
- Enrollment: 2,078 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
- Minority Enrollment: 92%
- Graduation Rate: 92% (Top 20% in AZ)
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 50%
- Math Proficiency: 22% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 36% (Top 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education
Independence High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:
Independence High School's student population of 2,078 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 90 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Independence High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,854 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Independence High School is 0.37, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#920 out of 1854 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Independence High School's ranking?
Independence High School is ranked #920 out of 1,854 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Arizona.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
22% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% AZ state average), while 36% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% AZ state average).
What is the graduation rate of Independence High School?
The graduation rate of Independence High School is 92%, which is higher than the Arizona state average of 76%.
How many students attend Independence High School?
2,078 students attend Independence High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
79% of Independence High School students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Black, 8% of students are White, 3% of students are Asian, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Independence High School?
Independence High School has a student ration of 23:1, which is higher than the Arizona state average of 17:1.
What grades does Independence High School offer ?
Independence High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Independence High School part of?
Independence High School is part of Glendale Union High School District (4285).
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