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
9 534
10 523
11 502
12 512

Independence High School is a public high school of the Kern High School District located in Bakersfield, CA. It has 2,071 students in grades 9th through 12th. Independence High School is the 334th largest public high school in California and the 1,395th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 32.6 to 1.

Total Students: 2,071
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 32.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 63.46
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,395th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in California: 334th out of 2,635
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 2,512th out of 2,608
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 671st out of 2,608

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Independence High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,056
(51%)
19,409
(51%)
 Female 1,015
(49%)
18,661
(49%)

Independence High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,132
(55%)
24,408
(64%)
 White 501
(24%)
8,700
(23%)
 Asian 183
(9%)
1,536
(4%)
 Black 161
(8%)
2,265
(6%)
 Two or More 77
(4%)
856
(2%)
 American Indian 14
(1%)
248
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
57
(0%)

Independence High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 964
(47%)
12,953
(34%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 808
(39%)
21,714
(57%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 299
(14%)
3,403
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Independence High School is ranked 359th out of 2,578 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Independence High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (53.5%) is slightly lower than the state average of 55.7%. 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 High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2007 N/A
2008 822
2009 1282
2010 N/A
2011 1784
2012 1881
2013 1952
2014 2048
2015 2071

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2007 N/A
2008 18.1
2009 22.1
2010 N/A
2011 26.1
2012 26.5
2013 28.1
2014 30.5
2015 32.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2007
2008 0.41727493917275
2009 0.46801872074883
2010
2011 0.032511210762332
2012 0.48272195640617
2013 0.47233606557377
2014 0.49560546875
2015 0.53452438435538

Compare Independence High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,095.7% 21.0:1
 
3,260.0% 32.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 53.5%
 
State Average 55.7%
 

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School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
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Public 09 - 12 2,071 32.6:1  
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Public 07 - 08 679 19.3:1 5 miles
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