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Independence High School

Overview written by the school: 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.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: No data (at the end of the school year before last, the percent of students who graduated "on time" by earning a diploma four years after they entered 9th grade).
Daily Attendance Rate: 52.999997% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 81% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.

Percentage of Students Safe: 91.000003% students feel safe in the hallways, bathrooms, locker room and cafeteria. (Student opinions on school safety, as reported on the NYC School Survey.)

Programs offered

Program 1: Independence High School
Code: L75A

Interest: Humanities & Interdisciplinary
Method: Transfer

Seats 9 GE: 24
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N/A - transfer school
Grade 9 GE applicants: 19
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 1
Seats 9 SWD: 6
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: N/A - transfer school
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 8
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 1
Eligibility: For Current 8th Grade Students-Open only to students who are at least 15 years of age and entering high school for the first time. For Other Students-Students must be 17-21 years of age, have a minimum of 10 credits, have passed one Regents exam, and have attended high school for at least one year.

Seats 10: 1


Extracurricular Activities
Extracurricular activities and clubs offered by the school that do not fall under one of the Sports categories (PSAL Sports or School Sports): No data
PSAL Sports Boys
Male PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: No data
PSAL Sports Girls
Female PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: No data
PSAL Sports Coed
Co-ed PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: No data
School Sports
Sports offered by the school outside PSAL (Public School Athletics League): No data
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 342
Start time: 8:10am
End time: 1:40pm

Final grades: School is structured on credit needs, not grade level

Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Psychology, AP Computer Science Principles, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP English Language and Composition
Additional info: 10th Grade Seats Available,LYFE (Living For The Young Family Through Education)

Transfer: 1

School accessibility description: Partially Accessible
Flag for schools that offer 10th grade seats: Y

More info

Borough: Manhattan
NTA: Clinton
Neighborhood: Clinton

School Number: M834
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 104
Council district: 3
Census tract: 139
BIN: 1026841
BBL: 1010650001

About Independence High School


Address: 850 10th Avenue, Manhattan NY 10019 (40.767848,-73.98861)
Latitude: 40.768343
Longitude: -73.989108
Phone number: 212-262-8067
Fax number: 212-262-8110
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: 1, A, C, B, D to 59th St-Columbus Circle; E to 50th St; N, Q, R, W to 57th St
Bus lines near the school: BxM2, M10, M104, M11, M12, M20, M31, M5, M50, M57, M66, M7, X1, X12, X14, X30, X42, X7, X9

Hotels near Independence High School

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Academic opportunities: 

College Counseling, PM School (supplementary instructional support), Living for the Young Family through Education (LYFE) on campus

CAMBA, Odysseyware (online credit recovery program)

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