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
9 120
10 101
11 88
12 95

Independence High School is a public high school of the Tangipahoa Parish School District located in Independence, LA. It has 404 students in grades 8th through 12th. Independence High School is the 234th largest public high school in Louisiana and the 12,531st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 9.5 to 1.

Total Students: 404
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 9.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 42.46
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 12,531st out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Louisiana: 234th out of 377
Student/Teacher Rank in Louisiana: 78th out of 289
Full Time Teacher Rank in Louisiana: 129th out of 289

Search for Former IHS Students

Independence High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 204
(50%)
3,481
(51%)
 Female 200
(50%)
3,340
(49%)

Independence High School Students by Ethnicity

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Black 233
(58%)
3,175
(47%)
 White 121
(30%)
3,255
(48%)
 Hispanic 46
(11%)
256
(4%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
78
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
47
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
9
(0%)

Independence High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

Outer ring represents school district
  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 340
(84%)
4,214
(62%)
 Not Eligible 43
(11%)
2,115
(31%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 21
(5%)
492
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Independence High School is ranked 146th out of 356 ranked schools in Louisiana, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Independence High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (89.4%) is significantly higher than the state average of 54.5%. 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 526
2006 538
2007 513
2008 528
2009 534
2010 548
2011 541
2012 508
2013 461
2014 440
2015 404

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.1
2006 17
2007 15.1
2008 16.5
2009 16.3
2010 17.6
2011 15.9
2012 14.5
2013 13.2
2014 11.2
2015 9.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.6958174904943
2006 0.70260223048327
2007 0.73684210526316
2008 0.79166666666667
2009 0.7565543071161
2010 0.74452554744526
2011 0.81700554528651
2012 0.83858267716535
2013 0.88720173535792
2014 0.91590909090909
2015 0.89356435643564

Compare Independence High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
950.0% 9.5:1
 
1,304.6% 13.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 54.5%
 
This School 89.4%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Independence High School
Independence, LA
Public 08 - 12 404 9.5:1  
St Thomas Aquinas High School
Hammond, LA
Private 09 - 12 319 10:1 8 miles
Oak Forest Academy
Amite, LA
Private PK - 12 735 20:1 8 miles
Tangipahoa Alternative Solutions Program
Hammond, LA
Public 01 - 12 110 6:1 9 miles
Hammond Junior High Magnet School
Hammond, LA
Public 07 - 08 445 10.2:1 10 miles
Oaks Montessori School
Hammond, LA
Private UG - UG 67 10:1 11 miles
Holden High School
Holden, LA
Public PK - 12 708 11.5:1 14 miles
Springfield High School
Springfield, LA
Public 08 - 12 381 11.2:1 15 miles
Ponchatoula High School
Ponchatoula, LA
Public 08 - 12 1,721 15.2:1 15 miles
Florida Parishes Juvenile Detention Cntr.
Covington, LA
Public 03 - 12 63 8:1 18 miles
St. Helena College and Career Academy
Greensburg, LA
Public 07 - 12 457 10.1:1 18 miles
High Schools Elementary Schools

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

Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

Copyright 2018. High-Schools.com. All Rights Reserved.