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 8
10 8
11 2
12 9

Independence High School is a public high school of the Office of Education Department of Children and Families School District located in Irvington, NJ. It has 27 students in grades 9th through 12th. Independence High School is the 490th largest public high school in New Jersey and the 23,858th largest nationally.

Total Students: 27
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: -1:1
Full Time Teachers: -1

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Independence High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 14
(52%)
237
(54%)
 Male 13
(48%)
202
(46%)

Independence High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 25
(93%)
198
(45%)
 Hispanic 2
(7%)
112
(26%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
6
(1%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 White 0
(0%)
123
(28%)

Independence High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 24
(89%)
269
(61%)
 Not Eligible 3
(11%)
166
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
4
(1%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Independence High School is ranked 416th out of 0 ranked schools in New Jersey, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Independence High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (88.9%) is significantly higher than the state average of 32.5%. 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 N/A
2006 N/A
2007 36
2008 30
2009 29
2010 29
2011 N/A
2012 27

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 N/A
2006 N/A
2007 N/A
2008 N/A
2009 4.8
2010 4.8
2011 N/A
2012 N/A

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010 N/A
2011
2012 0.88888888888889

Compare Independence High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
N/A 0.0:1
 
1,151.9% 11.5:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 32.5%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 88.9%
 

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

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