Independence High School
Independence High School serves 170 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 22%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the New Mexico state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).
Independence High School's student population of 170 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
The diversity score of Independence High School is 0.52, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
State Level (NM)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)(17-18)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)(16-17)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NM Dept. of Education
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