Independence High Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#1,949
College Readiness Index
19.2
Algebra Proficiency
3.2
English Proficiency
3.2
Student/Teacher Ratio
17:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 2,026 Students
  • 117 Teachers

Independence High
1967 PATRIOT DR
CHARLOTTE, NC 28227

Phone: (980) 343-6900

District: Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools

Overview

Independence High is ranked 30th within North Carolina. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Independence High is 26 percent. The student body makeup is 52 percent male and 48 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 61 percent. Independence High is 1 of 34 high schools in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools.

Rankings / Awards

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

Medal Awarded Silver
National Rank
#1949
State Rank
#30

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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 2,026
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 61%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 57%
Full-Time Teachers 117

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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 English 84%
Proficient in Algebra 80%
College Readiness Index 19.2

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Large Suburb
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 34
Total Students 40,025
Proficient in English (district average) 74%
Proficient in Algebra (district average) 67%
College Readiness (district average) 24.0

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Nearby Schools

Independence High is 1 of 34 schools in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools.

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