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+1 (209) 331-8275

13451 N. Extension Rd.

Lodi, California


About Independence
Kindergarten - 12th Grade
Alternative/other school

Independence is one of 53 schools in the Lodi Unified district of California.

Classified as an alternative/other school, it teaches pupils from Kindergarten to 12th Grade and has an enrolment of 193 students - compared to other schools in California, this is a relatively small school.

In recent years, the pupil population has decreased. Alongside this, the number of teachers has decreased over a similar timeframe.

At Independence, the average teaching salary of $89,600 is higher than the California state average of $77,759.

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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

This school is not eligible for Title I funding. Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Independence 193$6,71517$89,6000.74
Walter J. Katnich Community Day (0 miles) 23$8,58612$65,0690.58
Henderson (0.06 miles) 0$75,802
Ellerth E. Larson Elementary (0.6 miles) 737$2,03624$75,4210.64
Rio Valley Charter (1.47 miles) 307310.62
Beckman Elementary (1.7 miles) 700$2,75724$74,3430.49


Number of pupils193
Funding per pupil$6,715
Pupils per teacher17
Average teacher salary$89,600
Diversity index0.74

Walter J. Katnich Community Day (0 miles)

Number of pupils23
Funding per pupil$8,586
Pupils per teacher12
Average teacher salary$65,069
Diversity index0.58

Henderson (0.06 miles)

Number of pupils0
Funding per pupil
Pupils per teacher
Average teacher salary$75,802
Diversity index

Ellerth E. Larson Elementary (0.6 miles)

Number of pupils737
Funding per pupil$2,036
Pupils per teacher24
Average teacher salary$75,421
Diversity index0.64

Rio Valley Charter (1.47 miles)

Number of pupils307
Funding per pupil
Pupils per teacher31
Average teacher salary
Diversity index0.62

Beckman Elementary (1.7 miles)

Number of pupils700
Funding per pupil$2,757
Pupils per teacher24
Average teacher salary$74,343
Diversity index0.49
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Rankings within California
There are 10,465 schools in California. Rankings don't always go up to 10,465 because some schools have missing data.
8263rdlargest school
7968thhighest number of FTE teachers
1617thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
1500thhighest average teaching salary
5460thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
7447thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
203rdhighest diversity index
6518thhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Kindergarten: 3 hours

1st Grade - 3rd Grade: 3.8 hours

4th Grade - 12th Grade: 4 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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