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Independence High School
  • 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
  6. Health & Safety
    grade A minus
  7. Administration
    grade A minus
  8. Sports
    grade B+
  9. Food
    grade A minus
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade B+

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Independence High School is a top rated, public school located in FRISCO, TX. It has 2,143 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 15 to 1. According to state test scores, 64% of students are at least proficient in math and 83% in reading.

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Independence High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
83%
Percent Proficient - Math
64%
Average Graduation Rate
99%
Average SAT
1280
523 responses
Average ACT
29
218 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
$127,055
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,505
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$395,900
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade A minus
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
77%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 13 responses
Poll
69%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 13 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 81 responses
  • Pink out/ Forthcoming games
    20%
  • Spirit dress up days
    19%
  • Activity Period
    14%
  • Football games
    14%
  • Homecoming
    10%
  • Going to clubs
    9%
  • Going to the library every morning
    7%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,143
Free or Reduced Lunch
13%
85%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 13 responses
85%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 13 responses
62%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 13 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
15:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$53,572
Teachers in First/Second Year
17.3%
79%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 29 responses
66%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 29 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 29 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A
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
88%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 33 responses
48%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 33 responses
73%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 33 responses

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