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
9 584
10 495
11 435
12 420

Independence High School is a public high school of the Glendale Union High School District located in Glendale, AZ. It has 1,934 students in grades 9th through 12th. Independence High School is the 52nd largest public high school in Arizona and the 1,645th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 22.7 to 1.

Total Students: 1,934
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 22.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 85.2

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Independence High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 981
(51%)
7,702
(51%)
 Female 953
(49%)
7,262
(49%)

Independence High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,338
(69%)
7,791
(52%)
 White 251
(13%)
4,869
(33%)
 Black 208
(11%)
1,205
(8%)
 Asian 87
(4%)
572
(4%)
 American Indian 37
(2%)
376
(3%)
 Two or More 10
(1%)
134
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
17
(0%)

Independence High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,288
(67%)
8,482
(57%)
 Not Eligible 450
(23%)
5,398
(36%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 196
(10%)
1,084
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Independence High School is ranked 12th out of 0 ranked schools in Arizona, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Independence High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (76.7%) is significantly higher than the state average of 45.3%. 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 1675
2006 1788
2007 1750
2008 1848
2009 1863
2010 1897
2011 1926
2012 1934

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.3
2006 19.4
2007 19.5
2008 22.4
2009 22.8
2010 22
2011 22.7
2012 22.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.53194029850746
2006 0.057606263982103
2007 0.52
2008 0.48430735930736
2009 0.66559312936125
2010 0.65471797575119
2011 0.57840083073728
2012 0.76732161323681

Compare Independence High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,948.4% 19.5:1
 
2,270.0% 22.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 45.3%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 76.7%
 

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