Independence Junior Senior High School



Independence Junior Senior High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Independence Junior Senior High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 107
8 103
9 108
10 106
11 117
12 101

Independence Junior Senior High School is a public high school of the Independence Community School District located in Independence, IA. It has 642 students in grades 7th through 12th. Independence Junior Senior High School is the 62nd largest public high school in Iowa and the 8,750th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.3 to 1.

Total Students: 642
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 48.42

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Independence Junior Senior High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 345
(54%)
345
(54%)
 Female 297
(46%)
297
(46%)

Independence Junior Senior High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 594
(93%)
594
(93%)
 Hispanic 27
(4%)
27
(4%)
 Asian 8
(1%)
8
(1%)
 Two or More 7
(1%)
7
(1%)
 Black 5
(1%)
5
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Independence Junior Senior High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 439
(68%)
439
(68%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 156
(24%)
156
(24%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 47
(7%)
47
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Independence Junior Senior High School is ranked 62nd out of 0 ranked schools in Iowa, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Independence Junior Senior High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (31.6%) is slightly lower than the state average of 35.2%. 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 Junior Senior High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 532
2006 520
2007 513
2008 464
2009 445
2010 407
2011 620
2012 642

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15
2006 15.1
2007 13.4
2008 12.8
2009 12
2010 11.6
2011 13
2012 13.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.2406015037594
2006 0.24615384615385
2007 0.24561403508772
2008 0.25215517241379
2009 0.28314606741573
2010 0.3046683046683
2011 0.36774193548387
2012 0.31619937694704

Compare Independence Junior Senior High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,330.0% 13.3:1
 
1,390.3% 13.9:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 31.6%
 
State Average 35.2%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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Public 07 - 12 642 13.3:1  
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