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Independence High School
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  • Public
  • THOMPSON'S STATION, TN

Report Card

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

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Independence High School is a highly rated, public school located in THOMPSON'S STATION, TN. It has 1,903 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 17 to 1. According to state test scores, 43% of students are at least proficient in math and 69% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
69%
Percent Proficient - Math
43%
Average Graduation Rate
94%
Average SAT
1300
62 responses
Average ACT
27
669 responses
AP Enrollment
38%

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Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  2. Good for Families
    grade A+
  3. Housing
    grade A minus
Median Household Income
$95,386
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$1,790
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$425,100
National
$229,800

Culture & Safety

Poll
93%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 41 responses
Poll
73%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 41 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 103 responses
  • Football games
    25%
  • Senior privileges (exemptions, balcony, parking)
    24%
  • Pep rallies
    11%
  • Spirit Week
    11%
  • Homecoming
    9%
  • Basketball games
    8%
  • Pep rallys
    7%

Students

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,903
Free or Reduced Lunch
3%
84%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 43 responses
81%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 43 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 43 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
17:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$50,534
Teachers in First/Second Year
9.8%
63%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 49 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 49 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 49 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$11,165 / year
National
$12,239
90%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 52 responses
40%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 52 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 52 responses

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