Independence High (alternative)



Independence High (alternative) Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Independence High (alternative) Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 4
10 8
11 15
12 22

Independence High (alternative) is a public high school of the Merced Union High School District located in Merced, CA. It has 49 students in grades 9th through 12th. Independence High (alternative) is the 2,196th largest public high school in California and the 22,682nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 11.7 to 1.

Total Students: 49
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 4.2
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 22,682nd out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in California: 2,196th out of 2,635
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 446th out of 2,608
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 2,101st out of 2,608

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Independence High (alternative) Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 36
(73%)
5,008
(49%)
 Male 13
(27%)
5,193
(51%)

Independence High (alternative) Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 32
(65%)
6,765
(66%)
 White 15
(31%)
1,771
(17%)
 Black 2
(4%)
397
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
16
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
1,062
(10%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
130
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
60
(1%)

Independence High (alternative) Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 43
(88%)
6,797
(67%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 3
(6%)
1,296
(13%)
 Not Eligible 3
(6%)
2,108
(21%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Independence High (alternative) is ranked 1,977th out of 2,578 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Independence High (alternative) students on free and reduced lunch assistance (93.9%) is significantly higher than the state average of 55.7%. 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 (alternative) Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 292
2006 247
2007 264
2008 267
2009 215
2010 213
2011 164
2012 87
2013 44
2014 36
2015 49

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 31.7
2006 26
2007 15.3
2008 18.4
2009 11.3
2010 N/A
2011 17.3
2012 12.3
2013 7.3
2014 8.6
2015 11.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.48287671232877
2006 0.92307692307692
2007 0.63257575757576
2008 0.62546816479401
2009 0.75813953488372
2010 0.76525821596244
2011 0.91463414634146
2012 0.68965517241379
2013 0.86363636363636
2014 0.83333333333333
2015 0.93877551020408

Compare Independence High (alternative) to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,170.0% 11.7:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,095.7% 21.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 55.7%
 
This School 93.9%
 

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Independence High (alternative)
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Public 09 - 12 49 11.7:1  
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Stone Ridge Christian High School
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Private 09 - 12 114 11:1 2 miles
Merced Scholars Charter
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Public 06 - 12 107 29.7:1 2 miles
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