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Independence Junior High School is a highly rated, public school located in Palos Heights, IL. It has 247 students in grades 6-8 with a student-teacher ratio of 14 to 1. According to state test scores, 41% of students are at least proficient in math and 76% in reading.
About Independence Junior High School...
Address
6610 W Highland Dr
Palos Heights, IL 60463
Telephone
(708) 448-0737
Website

Independence Junior High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
76%
Percent Proficient - Math
41%
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Living in the Area
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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    C+
  2. Good for Families
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  3. Housing
    B
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$80,077
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,688
National
$949
Median Home Value
$275,000
National
$184,700

Students

Diversity
B-
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
247
Free or Reduced Lunch
24%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
14:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$50,113
Teachers in First/Second Year
5.6%
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very welcoming and everyone has a lot of spirit. everyone is very friendly and all events are fun. any student that went there misses it after they graduate.
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