Independence High School

850 10th Ave, New York, NY 10019 | (212) 262-8067
  • Grades: 10-12
  • Student Enrollment: 439
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 439 high school students from grades 10-12
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Ron Smolkin
School Operational Details
  • Alternative School
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 439
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 23.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 19.1
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 221 (50.3%)
  • Females: 218 (49.7%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Independence High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.2%
Black17139.0%
Asian163.6%
Hispanic24154.9%
White102.3%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Independence High School
  Number Percent
10th Grade12328.0%
11th Grade14733.5%
12th Grade16938.5%
Graduate & Dropout Information (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
24.0%
District:
66.0%
Percent of Graduates Earning a Regents Diploma
School:
27.0%
District:
76.0%
State:
83.0%
Percent of Students That Dropped Out
School:
34.0%
District:
4.0%
State:
3.0%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 71-80%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
67.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
1.0%
District:
5.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Teachers Without a Valid Teaching Certificate
School:
4.0%
District:
2.0%
Percent of Teachers Out of Certification
School:
9.0%
District:
7.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
9.0%
District:
8.0%
Percent of Core Classes Not Being Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
8.0%
District:
6.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
12.0%
District:
15.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
26.0%
District:
44.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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