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
9 221
10 137
11 140
12 139

Independence High School is a public high school of the Columbus City School District located in Columbus, OH. It has 637 students in grades 9th through 12th. Independence High School is the 312th largest public high school in Ohio and the 8,962nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.9 to 1.

Total Students: 637
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 40
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 8,962nd out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Ohio: 312th out of 970
Student/Teacher Rank in Ohio: 338th out of 936
Full Time Teacher Rank in Ohio: 280th out of 936

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Independence High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 337
(53%)
7,319
(51%)
 Female 300
(47%)
7,038
(49%)

Independence High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 529
(83%)
8,914
(62%)
 Hispanic 43
(7%)
1,230
(9%)
 White 35
(5%)
2,940
(20%)
 Two or More 24
(4%)
621
(4%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
613
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
4
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
35
(0%)

Independence High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 555
(87%)
10,087
(70%)
 Not Eligible 82
(13%)
4,270
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Independence High School is ranked 103rd out of 812 ranked schools in Ohio, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Independence High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (87.1%) is significantly higher than the state average of 45.5%. 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 1009
2006 954
2007 973
2008 927
2009 908
2010 781
2011 696
2012 676
2013 592
2014 578
2015 637

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.4
2006 19.9
2007 21.2
2008 19.3
2009 17.5
2010 17.4
2011 16.6
2012 16.5
2013 15.6
2014 N/A
2015 15.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.29930624380575
2006 0.59433962264151
2007
2008 0.64509169363538
2009 0.44273127753304
2010 0.73239436619718
2011 0.7198275862069
2012 0.71449704142012
2013 0.69087837837838
2014 0.96020761245675
2015 0.8712715855573

Compare Independence High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,590.0% 15.9:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,682.2% 16.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 45.5%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 87.1%
 

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