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 0
10 109
11 102
12 176
UG 1

Independence High School is a public high school of the New York City Geographic District # 2 School District located in New York, NY. It has 388 students in grades 10th through 12th. Independence High School is the 897th largest public high school in New York and the 12,631st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 19.4 to 1.

Total Students: 388
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 20

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Independence High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 207
(53%)
16,944
(45%)
 Female 181
(47%)
20,626
(55%)

Independence High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 219
(56%)
17,055
(45%)
 Black 145
(37%)
9,031
(24%)
 Pacific Islander 7
(2%)
114
(0%)
 White 6
(2%)
4,307
(11%)
 Asian 6
(2%)
6,475
(17%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
227
(1%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
361
(1%)

Independence High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 298
(77%)
19,809
(53%)
 Not Eligible 73
(19%)
15,618
(42%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 17
(4%)
2,143
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Independence High School is ranked 441st out of 0 ranked schools in New York, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Independence High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (81.2%) is significantly higher than the state average of 41.1%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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 416
2008 414
2009 439
2010 419
2011 392
2012 388

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2007 13.6
2008 16.7
2009 19.1
2010 17.4
2011 17.8
2012 19.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2007 0.72596153846154
2008 0.69082125603865
2009
2010 0.79952267303103
2011 0.7780612244898
2012 0.81185567010309

Compare Independence High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,281.0% 12.8:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,940.0% 19.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 41.1%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 81.2%
 

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