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
9 175
10 161
11 145
12 147

Independence High School is a public high school of the Raleigh County School District located in Coal City, WV. It has 628 students in grades 9th through 12th. Independence High School is the 61st largest public high school in West Virginia and the 9,069th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.8 to 1.

Total Students: 628
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 45.5

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Independence High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 335
(53%)
1,681
(50%)
 Female 293
(47%)
1,704
(50%)

Independence High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 604
(96%)
2,938
(87%)
 Black 13
(2%)
309
(9%)
 Hispanic 5
(1%)
37
(1%)
 Two or More 3
(0%)
63
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
29
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
6
(0%)

Independence High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 305
(49%)
1,510
(45%)
 Not Eligible 279
(44%)
1,620
(48%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 44
(7%)
255
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Independence High School is ranked 44th out of 146 ranked schools in West Virginia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Independence High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (55.6%) is higher than the state average of 44.7%. 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 739
2006 754
2007 760
2008 760
2009 709
2010 687
2011 657
2012 667
2013 658
2014 656
2015 628

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.8
2006 16
2007 15.8
2008 15.8
2009 14.8
2010 13.1
2011 13.5
2012 13.5
2013 14.2
2014 14.1
2015 13.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.4979702300406
2006 0.51193633952255
2007 0.50921052631579
2008 0.49736842105263
2009 0.49083215796897
2010 0.45269286754003
2011 0.44444444444444
2012 0.46026986506747
2013 0.5273556231003
2014 0.53963414634146
2015 0.55573248407643

Compare Independence High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.0% 13.8:1
 
1,452.9% 14.5:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 55.6%
 

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Independence High School
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Public 09 - 12 628 13.8:1  
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Private KG - 12 55 7:1 19 miles
Summers County High School
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Public 09 - 12 401 12.9:1 19 miles
Pikeview High School
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Public 09 - 12 693 19.8:1 21 miles
Oak Hill High School
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Private PK - 12 178 11:1 25 miles
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