Independence High School

  • Independence High School serves 108 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20-29% (which is lower than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40-49% (which is approximately equal to the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.

School Overview

  • Independence High School's student population of 108 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 5 teachers has declined by 37% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students108 students
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Total Classroom Teachers5 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Independence High School's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Independence High School is 0.57, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#6484 out of 9,595 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-29%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-49%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
11%
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Hispanic
42%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Independence High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Independence High School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
White
51%
24%
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Independence High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.570.41
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Graduation Rate≥90%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Independence High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePaso Robles Joint Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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