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Independence High School (leave a review)
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+1 (985) 878-9436

270 Tiger Avenue

Independence, Louisiana


About Independence High School
8th Grade - 12th Grade

Independence High School is one of 34 schools in the Tangipahoa Parish district of Louisiana.

Classified as a regular school, it teaches pupils from 8th Grade to 12th Grade and has an enrolment of 404 students - compared to other schools in Louisiana, this is a relatively average sized school.

In recent years, the number of teachers has remained static while the pupil population has remained static in a similar timeframe.

At Independence High School, the average teaching salary of $41,891 is lower than the Louisiana state average of $48,011.

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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

School-wide program

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 High School 404$1,55810$41,8910.56
Independence Elementary School (0.15 miles) 455$2,88911$27,4200.62
Independence Middle Magnet School (0.83 miles) 288$2,582$32,6470.56
Lucille Nesom Middle School (3.93 miles) 446$1,22412$40,6600.57
Midway Elementary School (5.38 miles) 689$1,808$27,9440.62
Loranger Elementary School (5.65 miles) 697$1,43414$34,4460.45

Independence High School

Number of pupils404
Funding per pupil$1,558
Pupils per teacher10
Average teacher salary$41,891
Diversity index0.56

Independence Elementary School (0.15 miles)

Number of pupils455
Funding per pupil$2,889
Pupils per teacher11
Average teacher salary$27,420
Diversity index0.62

Independence Middle Magnet School (0.83 miles)

Number of pupils288
Funding per pupil$2,582
Pupils per teacher
Average teacher salary$32,647
Diversity index0.56

Lucille Nesom Middle School (3.93 miles)

Number of pupils446
Funding per pupil$1,224
Pupils per teacher12
Average teacher salary$40,660
Diversity index0.57

Midway Elementary School (5.38 miles)

Number of pupils689
Funding per pupil$1,808
Pupils per teacher
Average teacher salary$27,944
Diversity index0.62

Loranger Elementary School (5.65 miles)

Number of pupils697
Funding per pupil$1,434
Pupils per teacher14
Average teacher salary$34,446
Diversity index0.45
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Rankings within Louisiana
There are 1,400 schools in Louisiana. Rankings don't always go up to 1,400 because some schools have missing data.
822ndlargest school
385thhighest number of FTE teachers
493rdlowest pupil-teacher ratio
1078thhighest average teaching salary
211thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
576thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
274thhighest diversity index
995thhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

8th Grade - 12th Grade: 6 hours

Kindergarten: 177 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 177 days

12th Grade: 177 days

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