Independence High School (02M544)

850 10Th Avenue, Manhattan, NY 10019, Manhattan
Phone: 212-262-8067
Email: NLewis35@schools.nyc.gov
Hours: 08:00am - 02:25pm
School Website: https://www.ihsnyc.com
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/46380
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/02M544/HS/
Subway: 1, A, B, C, D to 59th St-Columbus Circle; E to 50th St; N, Q, R to 57th St
Bus: BxM2, M10, M104, M11, M12, M20, M31, M5, M50, M57, M66, M7
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About

Independence High School embraces teaching and learning in a small, caring environment with high academic standards. We offer a multicultural, interdisciplinary curriculum with an infusion of arts and technology. Every student receives personalized counseling, with an advisor who helps them achieve goals and set post-secondary plans. Our community is actively engaged in helping students maintain academic excellence, foster self-esteem, and make healthy decisions. We nurture a passion for learning and problem-solving using Restorative Practices in an environment built on high accountability and support. Families maintain a high level of engagement with the school. Students participate in assemblies, college visits, and career fairs.

Other Features: College Trips, Community School, Internships Available, LYFE (Living For The Young Family Through Education), Online Grading System, Saturday Programs, Summer Session

School Features:

  • Offers 10th Grade Seats
  • Transfer School, which serve students aged 16 to 21 who have fallen behind in credits or left school for an extended period of time
  • School whose primary location is co-located with another school

AP Courses, Languages & Sports
AP Courses
Algebra II (Advanced Math), AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Language and Composition, AP Psychology, AP Spanish Language and Culture, Chemistry (Advanced Science)
Other Sports
Boxing, Dance, recreational basketball and volleyball (non PSAL)
Activities
LGBTQ Club, Chess Club, School Store, Paid Internships
Programs
Independence High School(L75A)
Humanities & Interdisciplinary

Method:
Requirement:
Transfer high schools are designed to serve students who, based on their grade or age, are off-track to accumulate enough academic credits to meet high school graduation requirements. Only applicants ranked by the school will receive an offer.
Priority:
  • (Group 1) Open to New York City residents - see eligibility
Student & Admissions Statistics
School Year
2022-23
2021-22
Total Students Across All Grades
274
360
    Grade 12 Students
35
65
    Grade 11 Students
66
98
    Grade 10 Students
101
112
    Grade 9 Students
72
85
Graduation %
College %
Independence High School (L75A)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

2 / 24 (0.08)
2 / 6 (0.33)
Offers - Waitlist
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 26% responded
Academic Rigor 
  74.71%
Academic Engagement 
  65.58%
Safety 
  86.67%
Bully Prevention 
  87.00%
Inclusivity 
  96.50%
Mental Support 
  80.00%
Environment 
  79.73%
Post-School Support 
  88.89%
Teacher Responses - 80% responded
Academic Rigor 
  91.00%
School Satisfaction 
  95.83%
Student Behavior 
  41.89%
Student Support 
  93.20%
School Leadership 
  95.60%
Instructional Clarity 
  92.40%
Instructional Development 
  90.41%
Post-School Support 
  94.13%
Family Responses - 5% responded
Education 
  81.40%
Teacher Support 
  95.50%
Safety 
  92.67%
School Community 
  90.33%
School Leadership 
  96.18%
Post-School Support 
  75.00%

Note: Yellow bars indicate city-wide averages for the associated category

View Full NYC DOE Survey Results:

More information about NYC DOE surveys can be found here: https://www.schools.nyc.gov/about-us/reports/school-quality/nyc-school-survey

Academic Summary & Data (-1-)
Academic Proficiency
4-Year Grad. %
  0.00%
College Aptitude
Postsecondary
Unknown 100.00%

View Full Academic Data:

This data was gathered from the NYC DOE's yearly quality reports. More information can be found here: https://www.schools.nyc.gov/about-us/reports/school-quality

Information on NYS Regents exams can be found here: https://www.nysed.gov/state-assessment/high-school-regents-examinations

School Demographics (-1-)
Student Population:
English Language Learners:
Students with IEPs:
Economic Need Index:
Student Ethnicity:
Other 100.00%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Other 100.00%
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