Independence High School



Independence High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Independence High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 3
9 530
10 441
11 469
12 438

Independence High School is a public high school of the Kern Union High School District located in Bakersfield, CA. It has 1,881 students in grades 9th through 12th. Independence High School is the 446th largest public high school in California and the 1,800th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 26.5 to 1.

Total Students: 1,881
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 26.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 70.85

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Independence High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 951
(51%)
18,513
(50%)
 Male 930
(49%)
18,557
(50%)

Independence High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 944
(50%)
23,004
(62%)
 White 523
(28%)
9,379
(25%)
 Black 168
(9%)
2,347
(6%)
 Asian 165
(9%)
1,328
(4%)
 Two or More 62
(3%)
668
(2%)
 American Indian 15
(1%)
284
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(0%)
60
(0%)

Independence High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 973
(52%)
15,269
(41%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 651
(35%)
19,042
(51%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 257
(14%)
2,759
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Independence High School is ranked 417th out of 0 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Independence High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (48.3%) is slightly lower than the state average of 52.5%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Independence High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2007 N/A
2008 822
2009 1282
2010 N/A
2011 1784
2012 1881

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2007 N/A
2008 18.1
2009 22.1
2010 N/A
2011 26.1
2012 26.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2007
2008 0.41727493917275
2009 0.46801872074883
2010
2011 0.032511210762332
2012 0.48272195640617

Compare Independence High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,116.1% 21.2:1
 
2,650.0% 26.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 48.3%
 
State Average 52.5%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,881 26.5:1  
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