Independence High School

  • Independence High School serves 175 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60%.

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School Overview

  • Independence High School's student population of 175 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students175 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Independence High School's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Independence High School is 0.69, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall School Rank#1995 out of 2,174 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Independence High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Independence High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio9:116:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Independence High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
38%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Independence High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
37%
37%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Independence High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
19%
40%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Independence High School and the percentage of White public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Independence High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Independence High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.690.42
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Graduation Rate45-49%
82%
This chart display graduation rate of Independence High School and public school graduation rate of Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
57%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Independence High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Independence High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFulton County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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