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Independence High School
  • Public
  • COAL CITY, WV

Report Card

grade C minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C
  2. Diversity
    grade C
  3. Teachers
    grade B minus
  4. College Prep
    grade C
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade C minus
  6. Health & Safety
    grade C minus
  7. Administration
    grade C
  8. Sports
    grade B minus
  9. Food
    grade C minus
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade C minus

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Independence High School is a public school located in COAL CITY, WV. It has 574 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 15 to 1. According to state test scores, 17% of students are at least proficient in math and 37% in reading.

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850 INDEPENDENCE ROAD
COAL CITY, WV 25823
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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
37%
Percent Proficient - Math
17%
Average Graduation Rate
77%
Average SAT
1080
44 responses
Average ACT
23
83 responses
AP Enrollment
10%

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Living in the Area

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Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
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  2. Good for Families
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  3. Housing
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Median Household Income
$43,748
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$693
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$108,700
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade C minus
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
75%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 4 responses
Poll
100%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 4 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 22 responses
  • Homecoming/spirit week
    45%
  • Football Games
    23%
  • Sports
    23%
  • Pep rally
    9%

Students

Diversity
grade C
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
574
Free or Reduced Lunch
48%
89%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 9 responses
89%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 9 responses
89%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 9 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
15:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$49,145
Teachers in First/Second Year
0%
38%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 8 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 8 responses
63%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 8 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$12,401 / year
National
$12,239
75%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 12 responses
25%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 12 responses
50%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 12 responses

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