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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.
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.
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.
|School||Number of pupils||Funding per pupil||Pupils per teacher||Average teacher salary||Diversity index|
|Independence High School||404||$1,558||10||$41,891||0.56|
|Independence Elementary School (0.15 miles)||455||$2,889||11||$27,420||0.62|
|Independence Middle Magnet School (0.83 miles)||288||$2,582||$32,647||0.56|
|Lucille Nesom Middle School (3.93 miles)||446||$1,224||12||$40,660||0.57|
|Midway Elementary School (5.38 miles)||689||$1,808||$27,944||0.62|
|Loranger Elementary School (5.65 miles)||697||$1,434||14||$34,446||0.45|
|Number of pupils||404|
|Funding per pupil||$1,558|
|Pupils per teacher||10|
|Average teacher salary||$41,891|
|Number of pupils||455|
|Funding per pupil||$2,889|
|Pupils per teacher||11|
|Average teacher salary||$27,420|
|Number of pupils||288|
|Funding per pupil||$2,582|
|Pupils per teacher|
|Average teacher salary||$32,647|
|Number of pupils||446|
|Funding per pupil||$1,224|
|Pupils per teacher||12|
|Average teacher salary||$40,660|
|Number of pupils||689|
|Funding per pupil||$1,808|
|Pupils per teacher|
|Average teacher salary||$27,944|
|Number of pupils||697|
|Funding per pupil||$1,434|
|Pupils per teacher||14|
|Average teacher salary||$34,446|
8th Grade - 12th Grade: 6 hours
Kindergarten: 177 days
1st Grade - 11th Grade: 177 days
12th Grade: 177 days