Independence High School

100 Youth Center Rd
Elko, NV 89801
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Independence High School serves 29 students in grades 6-12.
Independence High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Nevada for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Nevada state average of 26%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the Nevada state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nevada state average of 71% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 29 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 62%
  • Graduation Rate
    : <50% (Btm 50% in NV)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NV Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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School Overview

Independence High School's student population of 29 students has declined by 51% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
Total Students
29 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
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School Rankings

Independence High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 684 schools in Nevada (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Independence High School is 0.68, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (NV)
Overall Testing Rank
#515 out of 684 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
26%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
16:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
35%
44%
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Black
24%
12%
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White
38%
29%
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Hawaiian
3%
2%
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Two or more races
n/a
7%
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Diversity Score
0.68
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Graduation Rate
<50%
80%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NV Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Independence High School's ranking?
Independence High School is ranked #515 out of 684 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Nevada.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤20% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 26% NV state average), while ≤20% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% NV state average).
What is the graduation rate of Independence High School?
The graduation rate of Independence High School is 50%, which is lower than the Nevada state average of 80%.
How many students attend Independence High School?
29 students attend Independence High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
38% of Independence High School students are White, 35% of students are Hispanic, 24% of students are Black, and 3% of students are Hawaiian.
What grades does Independence High School offer ?
Independence High School offers enrollment in grades 6-12
What school district is Independence High School part of?
Independence High School is part of Correctional School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 29 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 62%
  • Graduation Rate
    : <50% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NV Dept. of Education

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