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Independence High School

270 Tiger Ave
Independence LA, 70443, Tangipahoa County
Phone: 985-878-9436

Ranking: (234 out of 276, bottom 15%)*
Type: Regular High School
Status: Currently Operational
Grade: Grade 9 to Grade 12
School District: Tangipahoa Parish School District
Title I Eligible School: Yes School-Wide Title I: NA
Magnet: NA
Charter: NA
Shared-Time School: NA

Students and Teachers

      2013-2014         2012-2013         2011-2012         2010-2011         2009-2010         2008-2009         2007-2008    
Total Teachers:35 35 34 31 33 32 34 
Total Students:461 508 541 548 534 528 513 
Grade 9:12827.8%14328.1%16229.9%16830.7%14727.5%16330.9%15530.2%
Grade 10:12126.2%12324.2%13124.2%14125.7%13525.3%12924.4%13025.3%
Grade 11:9420.4%13125.8%13024.0%11921.7%12924.2%11922.5%12424.2%
Grade 12:11825.6%11121.9%11721.6%11921.7%11721.9%11722.2%10420.3%
Student By Gender:
Student By Races:
American Indian/Alaska Native:00.0%10.2%10.2%30.5%30.6%30.6%30.6%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander:00.0%10.2%10.2%00.0%NANANANANANA
Two or More Races:40.9%81.6%152.8%193.5%NANANANANANA
Lunch Program:
Free Lunch Program Eligible:37882.0%39377.4%40174.1%37468.2%36868.9%37571.0%33465.1%
Reduced-Price Lunch Program Eligible:316.7%336.5%417.6%346.2%366.7%438.1%448.6%
Student-Teacher Ratio:13.17 14.51 15.92 17.63 16.26 16.50 15.10 

Test Performance

YearTestGradeMeasurementScoreSchool DistrictState Average
2007English Language Arts10th Grade% met std44%54%56%
2008English Language Arts10th Grade% met std33%56%58%
2010English Language Arts10th Grade% met std49%61%63%
2011English Language Arts10th Grade% met std37%51%57%
2007Mathematics10th Grade% met std52%58%64%
2008Mathematics10th Grade% met std58%58%65%
2010Mathematics10th Grade% met std52%63%69%
2011Mathematics10th Grade% met std57%57%65%
2007Science10th Grade% met std38%58%60%
2008Science10th Grade% met std48%58%56%
2010Science10th Grade% met std51%61%60%
2011Science10th Grade% met std45%58%62%
2007Social Studies10th Grade% met std54%62%64%
2008Social Studies10th Grade% met std57%60%62%
2010Social Studies10th Grade% met std62%67%65%
2011Social Studies10th Grade% met std37%57%63%
2012Science11th Grade% met std59%61%64%
2012Social Studies11th Grade% met std61%65%66%
2007English Language Arts9th Grade% met std44%54%58%
2008English Language Arts9th Grade% met std66%62%62%
2009English Language Arts9th Grade% met std42%58%65%
2010English Language Arts9th Grade% met std60%59%64%
2007Mathematics9th Grade% met std42%52%57%
2008Mathematics9th Grade% met std55%56%61%
2009Mathematics9th Grade% met std51%59%64%
2010Mathematics9th Grade% met std67%59%65%

Some data by SchoolDigger.com.

Teacher's Experience and Compensation

Teachers with Bachelor Degree:66.7%
Teachers with Master or PhD Degree:33.3%
Mean Number of Years of Teaching:12.0 years
Teachers with 5 Years of Experience of Less:29.6%
Teachers with 6 Years of Experience or More:70.4%
Mean Base Salary:$41,511.0
Mean Base Salary of Teachers with 5 Years of Experience of Less:$40,325.0
Mean Base Salary of Teachers with 6 Years of Experience or More:$42,011.0

* Independence High School was rated 3.5 out of 5 by USA.com. The ranking was calculated based on publically available historical Math and English performance data.

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