Independence High School

Independence High School serves 252 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (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 40-44% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
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 bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 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).

School Overview

Independence High School's student population of 252 students has declined by 23% over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students252 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 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 0.66, which is more 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
#7474 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6-9%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:123:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
3%
12%
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Hispanic
30%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Black
10%
5%
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White
49%
23%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This 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 Score
0.660.64
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Graduation Rate
45-49%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
53%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLiberty Union High School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Independence High School is Far East County Programs (0.1 miles away)
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