Independence High School Overview

2013 Academic Indicators
National Rank
Bronze
College Readiness Index
9.3
Math Proficiency
2.6
Reading Proficiency
2.8
Student/Teacher Ratio
22:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 1,897 Students
  • 86 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 17 percent. The student body makeup is 50 percent male and 50 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 84 percent. Independence High School is 1 of 9 high schools in the Glendale Union High School District.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares to 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 1,897
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 84%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 65%
Full-Time Teachers 86

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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 74%
Proficient in Math 62%
College Readiness Index 9.3

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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 9
Total Students 14,709
Proficient in Reading (district average) 77%
Proficient in Math (district average) 65%
College Readiness (district average) 16.6

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International Baccalaureate (IB) data provided by International Baccalaureate of North America. Used with permission.

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