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
7 145
8 109
9 98
10 111
11 91
12 76
UG 13

Independence High School is a public high school of the Tate County School District located in Coldwater, MS. It has 643 students in grades 7th through 12th. Independence High School is the 95th largest public high school in Mississippi and the 8,736th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 19.3 to 1.

Total Students: 643
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 33.38

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Independence High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 322
(50%)
860
(52%)
 Female 321
(50%)
799
(48%)

Independence High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 386
(60%)
804
(48%)
 Black 234
(36%)
789
(48%)
 Hispanic 21
(3%)
42
(3%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
17
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
6
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Independence High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 394
(61%)
1,156
(70%)
 Not Eligible 178
(28%)
352
(21%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 71
(11%)
151
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Independence High School is ranked 84th out of 0 ranked schools in Mississippi, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Independence High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (72.3%) is slightly higher than the state average of 67.4%. 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 739
2006 471
2007 473
2008 458
2009 446
2010 530
2011 616
2012 643

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.9
2006 17.8
2007 18
2008 19.2
2009 17.6
2010 18.3
2011 19.7
2012 19.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.69418132611637
2006 0.41825902335456
2007 0.58985200845666
2008 0.63755458515284
2009 0.65695067264574
2010 0.71320754716981
2011 0.70779220779221
2012 0.72317262830482

Compare Independence High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,420.1% 14.2:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,930.0% 19.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 67.4%
 
This School 72.3%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Independence High School
Coldwater, MS
Public 07 - 12 643 19.3:1  
Magnolia Heights School
Senatobia, MS
Private PK - 12 559 12:1 10 miles
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Public PK - 12 633 15:1 11 miles
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Public 09 - 12 1,118 18.8:1 15 miles
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Private PK - 12 103 11:1 17 miles
North Panola High School
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Public 09 - 12 385 10.3:1 17 miles
Byhalia High School (9-12)
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Public 09 - 12 558 17.8:1 17 miles
Olive Branch High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,191 18.4:1 20 miles
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