Independence High School

514 5th Ave Se, Independence, IA 50644 | (319) 334-7405
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 445
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 445 high school students from grades 9-12
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Karl Kurt
  • Fax: (319) 334-6096
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 445
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 37.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 12.0
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 227 (51.0%)
  • Females: 218 (49.0%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 43 (9.7%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 83 (18.7%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 126 (28.3%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Independence High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.2%
Black10.2%
Asian61.3%
Hispanic40.9%
White43297.1%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Independence High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade11726.3%
10th Grade11024.7%
11th Grade10523.6%
12th Grade11325.4%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 69%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:31%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 15 Years
  • Average Salary: $41,705
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Independence High School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$27,5099%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$43,03691%
Source: IA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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