Independence Alternative School



Independence Alternative School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Independence Alternative 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 9
10 64
11 92
12 103

Independence Alternative School is a public high school of the Fulton County School District located in Alpharetta, GA. It has 268 students in grades 9th through 12th. Independence Alternative School is the 404th largest public high school in Georgia and the 15,312th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.4 to 1.

Total Students: 268
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 20

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Independence Alternative School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 144
(54%)
14,221
(51%)
 Female 124
(46%)
13,934
(49%)

Independence Alternative School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 87
(32%)
11,945
(42%)
 White 81
(30%)
10,153
(36%)
 Hispanic 81
(30%)
2,711
(10%)
 Two or More 15
(6%)
719
(3%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
2,587
(9%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
24
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
16
(0%)

Independence Alternative School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 148
(55%)
17,587
(62%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 110
(41%)
9,339
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 10
(4%)
1,229
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Independence Alternative School is ranked 418th out of 0 ranked schools in Georgia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Independence Alternative School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (44.8%) is slightly lower than the state average of 53.1%. 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 Alternative School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 390
2006 349
2007 312
2008 257
2009 338
2010 294
2011 264
2012 268

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.8
2006 19.7
2007 15.6
2008 10.9
2009 15.2
2010 14.6
2011 13.3
2012 13.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.15641025641026
2006 0.20916905444126
2007 0.19871794871795
2008 0.25291828793774
2009 0.37278106508876
2010 0.39115646258503
2011 0.40530303030303
2012 0.44776119402985

Compare Independence Alternative School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,340.0% 13.4:1
 
1,522.8% 15.2:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 44.8%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 53.1%
 

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