Independence High School Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
National Rank
Bronze
College Readiness Index
13.3
Math Proficiency
2.5
Reading Proficiency
2.8
Student/Teacher Ratio
23:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 1,926 Students
  • 85 Teachers

Independence High School
6602 NORTH 75TH AVE
GLENDALE, AZ 85303

Phone: (623) 435-6000

District: Glendale Union High School District

Overview

At Independence High School, students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Independence High School is 19 percent. The student body makeup is 49 percent male and 51 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 85 percent. Independence High School is 1 of 10 high schools in the Glendale Union High School District.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares with others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Bronze

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 1,926
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 85%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 58%
Full-Time Teachers 85

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in Reading 81%
Proficient in Math 61%
College Readiness Index 13.3

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Mid-size City
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding Yes

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 10
Total Students 14,949
Proficient in Reading (district average) 85%
Proficient in Math (district average) 70%
College Readiness (district average) 19.2

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Nearby Schools

Independence High School is 1 of 10 schools in the Glendale Union High School District.

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