Independence High School (Glendale, Arizona)

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Independence High School
Independence HS AZ logo.png
Independence HS logo
Location

6602 N. 75th Avenue

Glendale, Arizona 85303
United States
Coordinates 33°31′55.01″N 112°13′17.39″W / 33.5319472°N 112.2214972°W / 33.5319472; -112.2214972
Information
Type Public
Opened 1977
School district Glendale Union High School District
Principal Robert Ambrose,[1] Michael Siwek*, Jeannie Paparella*, Justin Tarver*
(* Assistant Principal)
Faculty 82.6[2]
Grades 9 to 12
Enrollment 1,952 (October 1, 2012)[3]
Student to teacher ratio 20.3[2]
Color(s)

Red, white and blue

            
Mascot Patriot
Website

Independence High School (IHS)[4] is a public high school located in Glendale, Arizona, United States, and is the most recent high school in the Glendale Union High School District. It opened during the 1977-1978 school year, and celebrated its thirtieth anniversary during the 2007-2008 school year.

Ethnic diversity[edit]

Independence's ethnic diversity as of January 2008 was:[5]

  • Asian: 45 (2.68%)
  • American Indian/Alaskan: 25 (1.4%)
  • African American: 239 (14.26%)
  • Hispanic: 968 (57.79%)
  • White: 398 (23.76%)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Administration". Independence High School. Retrieved 2008-11-07. 
  2. ^ a b "Independence High School". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved 2008-02-16. 
  3. ^ AIA 2012 enrollment figures Archived October 21, 2013, at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ "Important Summer Information". Independence High School. Retrieved 2015-08-03. [self-published source]
  5. ^ "Fiscal Year 2008 Enrollments by School, Gender and Ethnicity" (PDF). Arizona Department of Education. January 2008. Retrieved 2008-11-07. 

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