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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 minus
  9. Resources & Facilities
    grade B

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Independence High School is a top rated, public school located in FRISCO, TX. It has 1,817 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 14 to 1. According to state test scores, 64% of students are at least proficient in math and 84% in reading.

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Independence High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
84%
Percent Proficient - Math
64%
Average Graduation Rate
99%
Average SAT
1290
834 responses
Average ACT
29
265 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 B+
Median Household Income
$144,567
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$1,803
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$531,400
National
$281,900

Culture & Safety

Poll
81%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 21 responses
Poll
67%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 21 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 113 responses
  • Pink out/ Forthcoming games
    15%
  • Spirit dress up days
    15%
  • Activity Period
    13%
  • Football games
    12%
  • Homecoming
    11%
  • Going to clubs
    9%
  • Pep rallies
    9%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,817
Free or Reduced Lunch
10%
81%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 21 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 21 responses
62%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 21 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
14:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$53,572
Teachers in First/Second Year
17.3%
76%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 37 responses
65%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 37 responses
76%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 37 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
85%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 41 responses
46%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 41 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 41 responses

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