Independence High School

10555 Independence Pkwy
Frisco, TX 75035
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Independence High School serves 1,958 students in grades 9-12.
Independence High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 64% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 83% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Independence High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

Independence High School's student population of 1,958 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 131 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,958 students
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Total Classroom Teachers131 teachers
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School Rankings

Independence High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 8,043 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Independence High School is 0.70, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#701 out of 8043 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
26%
4%
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Hispanic
12%
52%
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Black
13%
13%
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White
45%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.700.64
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Graduation Rate
≥99%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFrisco Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Independence High School is Heritage High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Nelson Middle School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Frisco Nelson Middle School Math: 84% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 6-8 | 767 students
    0.3 miles
    10100 Independence Pkwy
    Frisco, TX 75035
    (469) 633-4100
    0.3 6-8 767
  • Frisco Norris Elementary School Math: 73% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-5 | 817 students
    0.4 miles
    10101 Shepton Ln
    Frisco, TX 75035
    (469) 633-4075
    0.4 K-5 817
  • Frisco Roach Middle School Math: 75% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 6-8 | 855 students
    0.6 miles
    12499 Independence Pkwy
    Frisco, TX 75035
    (469) 633-5000
    0.6 6-8 855
  • Frisco Ashley Elementary School Math: 78% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-5 | 658 students
    0.7 miles
    15601 Christopher Ln
    Frisco, TX 75035
    (469) 633-3700
    0.7 K-5 658
  • Frisco Heritage High School Math: 75% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,188 students
    0.7 miles
    14040 Eldorado Pkwy
    Frisco, TX 75035
    (469) 633-5900
    0.7 9-12 2,188

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