Independence High School

Serves grades 9 - 12

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
929 Second St.
Brentwood, CA 94513
Phone
(925) 634-2589
District
LIBERTY UNION HIGH
County
CONTRA COSTA COUNTY
Type of School
Other
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
295
Classroom Teachers
14

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to California

4

(10 is best)

Better than 36.9% of CA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

2

(10 is best)

Independence High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 11

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 25 43
Proficiency in Reading 43 55
Proficiency in Math 7 31

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 20.63
AVG FOR DISTRICT 22.58
AVG FOR STATE 23.37
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 8 2.7%
Grade 10 37 12.5%
Grade 11 67 22.7%
Grade 12 183 62.0%
Total 295 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 51.1% 44.3% 25.0%
Black 7.7% 9.5% 5.9%
Hispanic 37.3% 35.3% 56.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 2.5% 9.8% 12.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 1.4% 1.2% 1.1%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 20.0% 28.2% 57.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 19.7% 23.5% 48.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.3% 4.7% 9.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 119,026 39,557,045
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 552.3 250
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.9% 6.3%
5-19 YEARS OLD 23.4% 19.5%
20-44 YEARS OLD 30.9% 35.5%
45-64 YEARS OLD 27.2% 25.1%
65 OR OLDER 12.6% 13.6%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 37,314 12,965,435
Single Parent Households With Children 9.8% 11.0%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 90.3% 82.9%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 26.0% 33.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 24.9% 19.3%
$100,000 - $149,999 23.0% 16.2%
$75,000 - $99,999 13.0% 12.3%
$50,000 - $74,999 13.4% 15.9%
$30,000 - $49,999 11.4% 14.9%
$15,000 - $29,999 8.4% 11.9%
$15,000 or less 5.9% 9.5%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,012 $49,118,040 53.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $389 $3,178,130 3.5%
Staff $349 $2,851,330 3.1%
General Administration $65 $531,050 0.6%
School Administration $949 $7,753,330 8.4%
Operation $1,129 $9,223,930 10.0%
Transportation $145 $1,184,650 1.3%
Other $362 $2,957,540 3.2%
Total Support $3,387 $27,671,790 30.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,834 $14,983,780 16.3%
Total Expenditures $11,233 $91,773,610 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,754 $42,072,563,139 50.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $660 $4,109,759,938 4.9%
Staff $678 $4,223,588,529 5.0%
General Administration $131 $816,243,878 1.0%
School Administration $745 $4,643,247,838 5.5%
Operation $1,069 $6,656,800,206 7.9%
Transportation $248 $1,545,160,414 1.8%
Other $590 $3,675,538,573 4.4%
Total Support $4,121 $25,669,582,774 30.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,646 $16,479,764,511 19.6%
Total Expenditures $13,521 $84,221,660,396 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%