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 0
10 61
11 86
12 90

Independence High School is a public high school of the New York City Geographic District # 2 School District located in New York, NY. It has 237 students in grades 10th through 12th. Independence High School is the 1,244th largest public high school in New York and the 16,256th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.2 to 1.

Total Students: 237
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 16.74
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 16,256th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in New York: 1,244th out of 1,454
Student/Teacher Rank in New York: 814th out of 1,411
Full Time Teacher Rank in New York: 1,278th out of 1,411

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Independence High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 130
(55%)
16,626
(45%)
 Female 107
(45%)
20,361
(55%)

Independence High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 128
(54%)
16,425
(44%)
 Black 88
(37%)
8,165
(22%)
 Asian 11
(5%)
6,557
(18%)
 American Indian 5
(2%)
190
(1%)
 White 5
(2%)
4,753
(13%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
897
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Independence High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 176
(74%)
21,526
(58%)
 Not Eligible 44
(19%)
13,024
(35%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 17
(7%)
2,437
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Independence High School is ranked 791st out of 1,339 ranked schools in New York, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Independence High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (81.4%) is significantly higher than the state average of 48.3%. 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
2007 416
2008 414
2009 439
2010 419
2011 392
2012 388
2013 273
2014 238
2015 237

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2007 13.6
2008 16.7
2009 19.1
2010 17.4
2011 17.8
2012 19.4
2013 15.2
2014 13.2
2015 14.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2007 0.72596153846154
2008 0.69082125603865
2009
2010 0.79952267303103
2011 0.7780612244898
2012 0.81185567010309
2013 0.81318681318681
2014 0.86554621848739
2015 0.81434599156118

Compare Independence High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,296.7% 13.0:1
 
1,420.0% 14.2:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 48.3%
 
This School 81.4%
 

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