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Independence High School

Charlotte, NC


Independence High School
1967 Patriot Dr
Charlotte, NC  28227
Phone: 980-343-6900
Mecklenburg County



CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 5 out of 10 stars
5

Grades Served: 9-12
Enrollment: 2,397
Type: Regular School  
Independence High School

Independence High School


Metro Area Ranking

#68
Metro Area High School Ranking: Independence High School is ranked #68 out of 108 of the best high schools in Charlotte and surrounding areas (37th percentile). Cick the link to see all 108 high schools.


State Ranking

#313
Statewide High School Ranking: Independence High School is ranked #313 out of 518 of the best high schools in North Carolina (40th percentile). Click the link to see all 518 high schools.


Overall, Independence High School is a 5-star school (on a scale of 1 to 10 stars) based on CarolinaSchoolHub’s analysis. The school is located in Mecklenburg County, NC. Independence High School has an enrollment of approximately 2,397 students and serves grades 9-12. Below you’ll find information about this school’s test scores and more.

100.0
(Exceeded Growth)
Student Growth Score: Independence High School had a Student Growth Score of 100.0. This placed Independence High School in the 99th percentile of 2410 North Carolina public schools with student growth data available. NCDPI’s growth score measures how well schools grow student achievement over time. Scores range from 50.0 to 100.0 - with 100.0 indicating the highest growth in student achievement and 50.0 indicating the lowest.  

 North Carolina Letter Grades
  North Carolina Overall Letter Grade

Please note: The state of North Carolina assigns letter grades to public schools, on an A through F scale.


North Carolina Standardized Tests

Average ACT Scores

Subject Average Score at
This School
Average Score
This School's State
Percentile Rating
State Percentile
State Average of
All NC Schools
State Average
English 15.6 31st 17.5
Math 18.8 42nd 18.9
Reading 17.8 34th 19.1
Science 17.6 34th 18.8
Writing 5.2 37th 5.6

Nearly all North Carolina public and charter school students who are enrolled in grade 11 for the first time are required to take the ACT. In the chart above, you can get a sense for how the average ACT scores at Independence High stack up against those of other high schools in North Carolina.


End of Course Scores

EOC Biology

 15% - Level 5 (Superior)
 15% - Level 5 (Superior)
 33% - Level 4 (Solid)
 33% - Level 4 (Solid)
 7% - Level 3
 7% - Level 3
 22% - Level 2
 22% - Level 2
 23% - Level 1
 23% - Level 1

EOC English 2

 7% - Level 5 (Superior)
 7% - Level 5 (Superior)
 48% - Level 4 (Solid)
 48% - Level 4 (Solid)
 8% - Level 3
 8% - Level 3
 19% - Level 2
 19% - Level 2
 18% - Level 1
 18% - Level 1

EOC Math I

 8% - Level 5 (Superior)
 8% - Level 5 (Superior)
 37% - Level 4 (Solid)
 37% - Level 4 (Solid)
 12% - Level 3
 12% - Level 3
 19% - Level 2
 19% - Level 2
 24% - Level 1
 24% - Level 1

Average SAT Scores
Subject Average Score at This School Average Score
Reading 527
Math 518
Composite Score 1045
SAT Participation Rate 41 %

Independence High had an average SAT score of 1045 (math and reading combined). This means the school’s average SAT scores ranked #134 out of 491 NC high schools (73rd percentile). On this site, you can see the SAT scores of North Carolina high schools. The SAT participation rate at Independence High was 41% in our most recently available data. Above you can also see how the school’s ACT scores compare to other schools in North Carolina.


Graduation Rate
 89% - Independence High School
 88% - Median of North Carolina high schools
 89% - Independence High School
 88% - Median of North Carolina high schools


 Students

Student Enrollment Trend


Diversity Indicators

 
 American Indian - N/A
 
 American Indian - N/A
 Asian - 6%
 Asian - 6%
 Black - 32%
 Black - 32%
 Hispanic - 27%
 Hispanic - 27%
 Two or More Races - 3%
 Two or More Races - 3%
 White - 31%
 White - 31%

Please note: The numbers above represent combined percentages of end-of-grade and end-of-course tests taken by students at Independence High School for the 2016-2017 school year, as reported by the NCDPI. Actual percentages of students may vary somewhat from those indicated.

School test scores, student data and teacher data are from North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) information for the 2016-2017 school year. Rankings for Independence High School and other area schools were developed by CarolinaSchoolHub.

Other Nearby Schools

School Name Stars Distance City
School
Type
 
Grades
Served
Northeast Middle School 3 0.3 miles Charlotte, NC Regular 6-8
Lebanon Road Elementary School 6 0.9 miles Charlotte, NC Regular PK-5
J H Gunn Elementary School 2 1.3 miles Charlotte, NC Regular K-5
Albemarle Road Middle School 2 2.4 miles Charlotte, NC Regular 6-8
Albemarle Road Elementary School 3 2.4 miles Charlotte, NC Regular K-5
Hickory Grove Elementary School 4 2.6 miles Charlotte, NC Regular PK-5
Bain Elementary School 10 2.7 miles Charlotte, NC Regular K-5
Rocky River High School 1 2.9 miles Mint Hill, NC Regular 9-12
Piney Grove Elementary School 3 3.0 miles Charlotte, NC Regular PK-5
Crown Point Elementary School 7 3.0 miles Matthews, NC Regular K-5
Mint Hill Middle School 8 3.1 miles Matthews, NC Regular 6-8
Idlewild Elementary School 7 3.2 miles Charlotte, NC Regular PK-5
Clear Creek Elementary School 7 4.0 miles Charlotte, NC Regular PK-5
East Mecklenburg High School 5 4.3 miles Charlotte, NC Regular 9-12
Greenway Park Elementary School 3 4.3 miles Charlotte, NC Regular PK-5
Windsor Park Elementary School 5 4.5 miles Charlotte, NC Regular PK-5
Winterfield Elementary School 1 4.5 miles Charlotte, NC Regular PK-5
Devonshire Elementary School 4 4.7 miles Charlotte, NC Regular K-5
McClintock Middle School 4 4.7 miles Charlotte, NC Regular 6-8
Cochrane Collegiate Academy 3 4.9 miles Charlotte, NC Regular 6-12






 




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