Independent Study High School

Independence High

Deadline for Application: Friday, January 11th, 2019

1350 7th Avenue
San Francisco, CA  94122

Independence High's diverse student body represents all areas of San Francisco and reflects the city's culturally diverse population. The school opened in 1980. All Independence High School students meet one-on-one with an assigned teacher/counselor for one instructional period (45 minutes) per week to review progress on assigned work and the new assignments for the week ahead. We encourage all students to spend additional time at school for elective classes, remedial classes, CAHSEE preparation, student activities, or just to study.

Academic Performance
Students Who Graduate in 4 Years53%
This is the percentage of a group of students at a school that graduated within 4 years.
College Readiness56%
This is the percentage of students at a school that scored at least a 21 on the ACT, which demonstrates a higher level of readiness to take college level courses.
Percent of Students Meeting or Exceeding State Standards: English Language Arts / Literacy47%
Percent of Students Meeting or Exceeding State Standards: Mathematics21%
Students Enrolled in Courses Required for UC/CSU Admission95%
Graduates Who Completed All Courses Required for UC/CSU Admission17%
Students Enrolled in AP Courses 0%
School Culture
Support for Academic Learning88%
Knowledge and Fairness of Discipline, Rules and Norms83%
Sense of Belonging (School Connectedness)82%
School Safety
Parents: Feel school grounds are safe99%
Students: Feel school grounds are safe89%
Staff: Feel school grounds are safe93%
School Fit
Student to Teacher Ratio9
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Total Enrollment183
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Black 9.8%
American Indian / Alaskan 0.5%
Asian 9.8%
Filipino 4.4%
Hispanic 40.4%
Pacific Islander 2.2%
White 20.2%
Two or More Races 8.7
This tells us about the racial and ethnic backgrounds of the students that attend the school. Is it important to you that there is diversity in your high school? Are you more comfortable being around other students that have a similar racial/ethnic background as you?
School UniformNo Uniforms
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General Information
School TypeIndependent Study High School
ProgramsIndependent Study High School
Application Requirements(Not Available)
Selections(Not Available)
Grades Served9 - 12
Daily Schedule9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Courses Offered
A - History / Social Science CoursesGeographyPrinciples of American DemocracyUS HistoryUS History and GeographyWorld HistoryWorld History, Culture, and Geography
B - English CoursesAmerican LiteratureCommunications and WritingELD Advanced RW 3English 1English 2English Language Arts 10English Language Arts 11English Language Arts 12English Language Arts 9English/European Literature
C - Math CoursesAlgebra 1Algebra 2CCSS Algebra 1CCSS Algebra 2CCSS GeometryGeometryPre-Calculus
D - Lab Science CoursesBiologyBiology with LabsChemistry ConceptualChemistry with LabsPhysics Conceptual
E - Language CoursesChinese 1Chinese 2Chinese 2 CompetencyCompetency French 2Fluency Chinese 1French 1 CompetencySpanish 1Spanish 1 CompetencySpanish 2Spanish 2 CompetencySpanish 3
F - Visual / Performing Arts CoursesArtArt HistoryDance - AdvancedDance - BeginningDance - IntermediateMedia Arts 1Media Arts 2
G - College Prep CoursesComputer ProgrammingEarth ScienceEconomicsEntrepreneurship/Self-EmploymentEthnic StudiesHumanities 1Leadership 1Personal FinancePsychology
AP Courses(Not Available)
Other Classes(Not Available)
College and CareerCollege 10%
SportsSports available at another locationSurfing class and Outdoor Education
ArtsCeramicsDigital artsVisual Arts
Media(Not Available)
STEM(Not Available)
Cultural/Ethnic Language Clubs(Not Available)
Health and Wellness(Not Available)
Life and Leadership(Not Available)
Parents and Community(Not Available)
Other(Not Available)