13451 N. Extension Rd.
Lodi, CA 95242
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Independence serves 310 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
Independence 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 310 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 28:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 64%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 60-69% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Independence's student population of 310 students has grown by 69% over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has grown by 22% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
Total Students
310 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
11 teachers
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School Rankings

Independence is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Independence is 0.74, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#6378 out of 9659 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
28:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
14%
12%
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Hispanic
32%
56%
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Black
9%
5%
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White
36%
22%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
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Two or more races
8%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.74
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Graduation Rate
60-69%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

10-14% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).

What is the graduation rate of Independence?

The graduation rate of Independence is 60-69%, which is lower than the California state average of 84%.

How many students attend Independence?

310 students attend Independence.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

36% of Independence students are White, 32% of students are Hispanic, 14% of students are Asian, 9% of students are Black, 8% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Independence?

Independence has a student ration of 28:1, which is higher than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Independence offer ?

Independence offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-12

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 310 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 28:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 64%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 60-69% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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