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
9 742
10 713
11 535
12 496

Independence High School is a public high school of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District located in Charlotte, NC. It has 2,486 students in grades 9th through 12th. Independence High School is the 10th largest public high school in North Carolina and the 667th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.2 to 1.

Total Students: 2,486
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 136.42

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Independence High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,294
(52%)
22,357
(50%)
 Female 1,192
(48%)
22,132
(50%)

Independence High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 817
(33%)
13,172
(30%)
 Black 778
(31%)
19,012
(43%)
 Hispanic 654
(26%)
8,516
(19%)
 Asian 138
(6%)
2,325
(5%)
 Two or More 88
(4%)
1,237
(3%)
 American Indian 10
(0%)
192
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
35
(0%)

Independence High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,212
(49%)
22,566
(51%)
 Not Eligible 1,126
(45%)
20,162
(45%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 148
(6%)
1,761
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Independence High School is ranked 11th out of 646 ranked schools in North Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Independence High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (54.7%) is slightly higher than the state average of 48.8%. 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 2450
2006 2671
2007 2607
2008 2641
2009 2577
2010 2036
2011 2026
2012 2205
2013 2247
2014 2349
2015 2486

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.4
2006 15.5
2007 14
2008 14.3
2009 16
2010 16.6
2011 17.3
2012 18.7
2013 17.9
2014 18.2
2015 18.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.46857142857143
2006 0.4825907899663
2007 0.5047947832758
2008 0.51874290041651
2009 0.60341482343811
2010 0.55009823182711
2011 0.56515301085884
2012 0.57414965986395
2013 0.55318202047174
2014 0.55044699872286
2015 0.54706355591311

Compare Independence High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,497.0% 15.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,820.0% 18.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 48.8%
 
This School 54.7%
 

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Public 09 - 12 2,486 18.2:1  
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