Independence High School

Tel: (307)352-3290
  • Independence High School serves 67 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the WY average of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 22%.
  • Independence High School operates within the Sweetwater County #1 School District.
  • Sweetwater County #1 School District's 77% graduation rate is lower than the WY state average of 84%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 67 students has grown by 15% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 9 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students67 students
Independence High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Independence High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
Independence High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeIndependence High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(WY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio7:112:1
Independence High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
American Indian
n/a
4%
Independence High School American Indian Students (1994-2014)
Asian
n/a
1%
Independence High School Asian Students (1992-1995)
Hispanic
21%
14%
Independence High School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
2%
1%
Independence High School Black Students (1997-2015)
White
74%
78%
Independence High School White Students (1991-2015)
Two or more races
3%
2%
Independence High School Two Or More Races Students (2014-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsIndependence High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownWY All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.410.37
Independence High School Diversity Score (1991-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
19%
28%
Independence High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
10%
10%
Independence High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2015)

District Comparison

  • Sweetwater County #1 School District's student population of 5,719 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 77% has increased from 63% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $15,619 in this district is less than the state average of $30,472. The district revenue/student has declined by 6% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $15,118 is less than the state average of $32,044. The district spending/student has declined by 5% over four years.
School District NameSweetwater County #1 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
17
4
Number of Students Managed5,719980
Sweetwater County #1 School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate77%84%
Sweetwater County #1 School District Graduation Rate (1994-2015)
District Total Revenue$86 MM$21 MM
Sweetwater County #1 School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$83 MM$22 MM
Sweetwater County #1 School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$15,619$30,472
Sweetwater County #1 School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$15,118$32,044
Sweetwater County #1 School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, WY Dept. of Education

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