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
9 197
10 156
11 156
12 167

Independence High School is a public high school of the Columbus City School District located in Columbus, OH. It has 676 students in grades 9th through 12th. Independence High School is the 286th largest public high school in Ohio and the 8,411th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.5 to 1.

Total Students: 676
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 41

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Independence High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 351
(52%)
7,354
(51%)
 Female 325
(48%)
7,049
(49%)

Independence High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 591
(87%)
9,430
(65%)
 White 39
(6%)
3,340
(23%)
 Hispanic 31
(5%)
848
(6%)
 Two or More 11
(2%)
341
(2%)
 Asian 3
(0%)
409
(3%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
34
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Independence High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 443
(66%)
9,008
(63%)
 Not Eligible 193
(29%)
4,764
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 40
(6%)
631
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Independence High School is ranked 103rd out of 0 ranked schools in Ohio, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Independence High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (71.4%) is significantly higher than the state average of 42.1%. 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
2005 1009
2006 954
2007 973
2008 927
2009 908
2010 781
2011 696
2012 676

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.4
2006 19.9
2007 21.2
2008 19.3
2009 17.5
2010 17.4
2011 16.6
2012 16.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.29930624380575
2006 0.59433962264151
2007
2008 0.64509169363538
2009 0.44273127753304
2010 0.73239436619718
2011 0.7198275862069
2012 0.71449704142012

Compare Independence High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,619.8% 16.2:1
 
1,650.0% 16.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 42.1%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 71.4%
 

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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

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