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Independence High School
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  • Public
  • FRISCO, TX

Report Card

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

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Independence High School is a top rated, public school located in FRISCO, TX. It has 2,278 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 16 to 1. According to state test scores, 64% of students are at least proficient in math and 83% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
83%
Percent Proficient - Math
64%
Average Graduation Rate
99%
Average SAT
1290
682 responses
Average ACT
29
246 responses
AP Enrollment
56%

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Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade A+
  3. Housing
    grade A minus
Median Household Income
$128,761
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$1,508
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$420,700
National
$229,800

Culture & Safety

Poll
73%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 15 responses
Poll
60%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 15 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 91 responses
  • Pink out/ Forthcoming games
    18%
  • Spirit dress up days
    16%
  • Activity Period
    12%
  • Football games
    12%
  • Homecoming
    10%
  • Going to clubs
    8%
  • Pep rallies
    8%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,278
Free or Reduced Lunch
12%
80%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 15 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 15 responses
60%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 15 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
16:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$53,572
Teachers in First/Second Year
17.3%
77%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 31 responses
65%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 31 responses
74%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 31 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$12,742 / year
National
$12,239
86%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 35 responses
46%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 35 responses
69%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 35 responses

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