791 Mimosa Blvd
Roswell, GA 30075
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Independence High School serves 175 students in grades 9-12.
Independence High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 44%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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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 17 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
175 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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School Calendar

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Event
Date
First Day of School
August 08, 2022 (Monday)
Labor Day (Schools Closed)
September 05, 2022 (Monday)
Columbus Day (Schools Closed)
October 10, 2022 (Monday)
Last Day of First Semester
December 16, 2022 (Friday)
First Day of Second Semester
January 04, 2023 (Wednesday)

School Rankings

Independence High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,196 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Independence High School is 0.71, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1894 out of 2196 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
4%
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Hispanic
39%
15%
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Black
30%
37%
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White
23%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.71
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Graduation Rate
50-54%
83%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 175 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 77%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 50-54% (Btm 50% in GA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.71 (Top 10%)

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