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
9 106
10 121
11 94
12 75
UG 8

Independence High School is a public high school of the Tate County School District located in Coldwater, MS. It has 404 students in grades 9th through 12th. Independence High School is the 176th largest public high school in Mississippi and the 12,531st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 20.3 to 1.

Total Students: 404
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 19.87

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Independence High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 216
(53%)
717
(53%)
 Female 188
(47%)
648
(47%)

Independence High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 248
(61%)
690
(51%)
 Black 138
(34%)
607
(44%)
 Hispanic 17
(4%)
53
(4%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
12
(1%)

Independence High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 234
(58%)
967
(71%)
 Not Eligible 124
(31%)
279
(20%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 46
(11%)
119
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Independence High School is ranked 182nd out of 253 ranked schools in Mississippi, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Independence High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (69.3%) is slightly lower than the state average of 70.3%. 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 739
2006 471
2007 473
2008 458
2009 446
2010 530
2011 616
2012 643
2013 634
2014 627
2015 404

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
2013 19.5
2014 19
2015 20.3

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
2013 0.72239747634069
2014 0.7177033492823
2015 0.69306930693069

Compare Independence High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,455.1% 14.6:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,030.0% 20.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 69.3%
 
State Average 70.3%
 

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School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Independence High School
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Public 09 - 12 404 20.3:1  
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