Independence High School
Independence High School serves 2,278 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 16:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: 9-12
- Students: 2,278 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
- Minority Enrollment: 63%
- Graduation Rate: ≥99% (Top 1% in TX)
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 10%
- Math Proficiency: 64% (Top 20%)
- Reading Proficiency: 83% (Top 5%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education
Independence High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Independence High School's student population of 2,278 students has grown by 24% over five school years.
The teacher population of 144 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
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 0.73, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#701 out of 8043 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
National School Lunch Program
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), TX Dept. of Education
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