Independence

  • Independence serves 158 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (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 35-39% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Independence 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 68% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • Independence's student population of 158 students has declined by 26% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 9 teachers has declined by 40% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students158 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Independence
Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Independence by grade.

School Comparison

  • Independence 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 is 0.73, 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#7603 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Independence, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Independence and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Independence and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:123:1
American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
25%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Independence and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
32%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Independence and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
7%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Independence and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
32%
23%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Independence and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Independence and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Independence and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Independence. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.730.64
This chart display the diversity score of Independence and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate60-64%
84%
This chart display graduation rate of Independence and public school graduation rate of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Independence and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Independence and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLodi Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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