Independence School Local I

  • Independence School Local I serves 119 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60-79% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 42%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 60-79% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 44%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Independence School Local I placed in the top 20% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 61%.

Top Placements

Independence School Local I places among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for:

School Overview

  • Independence School Local I's student population of 119 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 10 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students119 students
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Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Independence School Local I is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,367 schools in Maryland (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Independence School Local I is 0.44, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Overall School Rank
12%
32%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-79%
42%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-79%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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Asian
n/a
6%
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Hispanic
2%
15%
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Black
70%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Independence School Local I and the percentage of Black public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
28%
39%
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Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Independence School Local I.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score0.440.40
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Graduation Rate60-79%
88%
This chart display graduation rate of Independence School Local I and public school graduation rate of Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Independence School Local I and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBaltimore City School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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