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
9 694
10 810
11 719
12 745

Independence High School is a public high school of the East Side Union High School District located in San Jose, CA. It has 2,968 students in grades 9th through 12th. Independence High School is the 54th largest public high school in California and the 284th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 23.4 to 1.

Total Students: 2,968
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 127.08
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 284th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in California: 54th out of 2,635
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 1,755th out of 2,608
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 38th out of 2,608

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Independence High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,530
(52%)
13,712
(52%)
 Female 1,438
(48%)
12,902
(48%)

Independence High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Asian 1,680
(57%)
9,915
(37%)
 Hispanic 1,057
(36%)
13,776
(52%)
 White 100
(3%)
1,582
(6%)
 Black 77
(3%)
664
(2%)
 Two or More 28
(1%)
475
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 16
(1%)
140
(1%)
 American Indian 10
(0%)
62
(0%)

Independence High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,421
(48%)
13,021
(49%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,175
(40%)
10,656
(40%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 372
(13%)
2,937
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Independence High School is ranked 167th 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 (52.1%) 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
2005 3740
2006 3627
2007 3578
2008 3436
2009 3644
2010 3409
2011 3270
2012 3158
2013 3054
2014 3118
2015 2968

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22.7
2006 22.2
2007 19.7
2008 21.8
2009 25.2
2010 N/A
2011 25.2
2012 25
2013 24.8
2014 25.6
2015 23.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.31310160427807
2006 0.32671629445823
2007 0.41615427613192
2008 0.31693830034924
2009 0.38117453347969
2010 0.38369023173951
2011 0.17614678899083
2012 0.39550348321723
2013 0.53896529142109
2014 0.49743425272611
2015 0.52122641509434

Compare Independence High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,095.7% 21.0:1
 
2,340.0% 23.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 52.1%
 
State Average 55.7%
 

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