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 2
10 66
11 93
12 76

Independence High School is a public high school of the Rio Rancho Public Schools located in Rio Rancho, NM. It has 237 students in grades 9th through 12th. Independence High School is the 100th largest public high school in New Mexico and the 16,113th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.0 to 1.

Total Students: 237
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17:1
Full Time Teachers: 13.97

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Independence High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 121
(51%)
2,654
(52%)
 Female 116
(49%)
2,481
(48%)

Independence High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 109
(46%)
2,316
(45%)
 White 89
(38%)
2,225
(43%)
 American Indian 18
(8%)
189
(4%)
 Black 14
(6%)
182
(4%)
 Two or More 5
(2%)
104
(2%)
 Asian 2
(1%)
111
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
8
(0%)

Independence High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 125
(53%)
1,364
(27%)
 Not Eligible 93
(39%)
3,402
(66%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 19
(8%)
369
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Independence High School is ranked 101st out of 0 ranked schools in New Mexico, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Independence High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (60.8%) is slightly higher than the state average of 60.5%. 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 256
2006 247
2007 181
2008 221
2009 248
2010 229
2011 206
2012 237

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.1
2006 13.7
2007 10.8
2008 15.2
2009 17.4
2010 16.1
2011 14.3
2012 17

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.16015625
2006 0.19433198380567
2007 0.14364640883978
2008 0.3393665158371
2009 0.43145161290323
2010 0.56331877729258
2011 0.70388349514563
2012 0.60759493670886

Compare Independence High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,524.5% 15.2:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,700.0% 17.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 60.5%
 
This School 60.8%
 

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