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B
Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Academics
    B-
  2. Diversity
    A-
  3. Teachers
    B+
  4. College Prep
    B-
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B-
  6. Health & Safety
    A-
  7. Administration
    B-
  8. Sports
    NG
  9. Food
    B+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B
Independence School Local I High School is an above average, public, charter school located in Baltimore, MD. It has 119 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 12 to 1. According to state test scores, 65% of students are at least proficient in math and 65% in reading.
About Independence School Local I High School...
Address
2801 North Dukeland Street
Baltimore, MD 21216
Telephone
(443) 642-2504
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Independence School Local I High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
65%
Percent Proficient - Math
65%
Average Graduation Rate
85%
Average SAT
Average ACT
AP Enrollment
Living in the Area
B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    B-
  2. Good for Families
    C+
  3. Housing
    C-
Area Feel
Urban
Median Household Income
$44,262
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$974
National
$949
Median Home Value
$153,000
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
A-
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Students

Diversity
A-
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
119
Free or Reduced Lunch
73%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
12:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$67,847
Teachers in First/Second Year
10%
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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
B-
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Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Very Low
Expenses Per Student
$17,228/ year
National
$12,239
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This school wasn't my first choice, so when I went there I had no expectations of what there would be. But I can say for the amount of time I've spent there I have learned a lot about myself. I honestly think this school is a good fit for anyone who needs one on one time with teachers, this is the school for you. Independence is a great fit for anyone who knows that they like a small school, and a kind environment where the teachers know everyone by name and are able to see what student weaknesses ans strengths are. Independence is a good fit for anyone who knows they are smart but their tests scores say differently, only because they know a test score doesn't define you. Independence is a school that isn't based on test results or grades they focus solemnly on how well of a student, and how well you perform in a project based learning environment.
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I would choose this school again because this high school is not like other high schools because it's small, this school have 150 student attended. Its very easy to get around and I like that this school is close to nature and we go on camping trips.
The teachers in this school is easy to get to because this is a small school. Some teachers are willing to seat down one on one with a student to talk to then about their problems or an assignment.