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 0
9 752
10 802
11 783
12 821

Independence High School is a public high school of the East Side Union High School District located in San Jose, CA. It has 3,158 students in grades 9th through 12th. Independence High School is the 44th largest public high school in California and the 176th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 25.0 to 1.

Total Students: 3,158
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 25:1
Full Time Teachers: 126.35

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Independence High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,660
(53%)
13,405
(51%)
 Female 1,498
(47%)
12,830
(49%)

Independence High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Asian 1,858
(59%)
9,602
(37%)
 Hispanic 1,033
(33%)
13,219
(50%)
 White 127
(4%)
1,901
(7%)
 Black 89
(3%)
792
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 26
(1%)
183
(1%)
 Two or More 16
(1%)
442
(2%)
 American Indian 9
(0%)
96
(0%)

Independence High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,909
(60%)
15,121
(58%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,005
(32%)
9,097
(35%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 244
(8%)
2,017
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Independence High School is ranked 240th 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 (39.6%) is 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
2005 3740
2006 3627
2007 3578
2008 3436
2009 3644
2010 3409
2011 3270
2012 3158

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22.7
2006 22.2
2007 19.7
2008 21.8
2009 25.2
2010 N/A
2011 25.2
2012 25

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.31310160427807
2006 0.32671629445823
2007 0.41615427613192
2008 0.31693830034924
2009 0.38117453347969
2010 0.38369023173951
2011 0.17614678899083
2012 0.39550348321723

Compare Independence High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,116.1% 21.2:1
 
2,500.0% 25.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 39.6%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 52.5%
 

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