Independence High School

Independence High School serves 117 students in grades 9-12.
Independence High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11-19% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-59% (which is approximately equal to the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Independence High School's student population of 117 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 6 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students117 students
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Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
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School Comparison

Independence High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Independence High School is 0.58, which is less 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#5904 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11-19%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-59%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:123:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
2%
12%
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Hispanic
43%
54%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
49%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.580.64
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
2%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePaso Robles Joint Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Independence High School is Liberty High (Continuation School) (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Paso Robles Independent Study Center (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Paso Robles Liberty High (Continuation School) Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 10-12 | 122 students
    0.0 miles
    810 Niblick Rd.
    Paso Robles, CA 93447
    (805) 769-1600
    0 10-12 122
  • Paso Robles Paso Robles High School Math: 40% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,143 students
    0.0 miles
    801 Niblick Rd.
    Paso Robles, CA 93447
    (805) 769-1500
    0 9-12 2,143
  • Paso Robles Paso Robles Independent Study Center Alternative School
    Math: 30-39% | Reading: 40-49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 31 students
    0.0 miles
    2405 Spring St.
    Paso Robles, CA 93447
    (805) 769-1620
    0 K-8 31
  • Paso Robles Pat Butler Elementary School Math: 57% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 465 students
    0.3 miles
    700 Nicklaus St.
    Paso Robles, CA 93447
    (805) 769-1750
    0.3 K-5 465
  • Paso Robles Daniel Lewis Middle School Math: 41% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 799 students
    0.6 miles
    900 Creston Rd.
    Paso Robles, CA 93447
    (805) 769-1450
    0.6 6-8 799

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