PROFICIENCY n/a equal to state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
37%Merced Union High

Independence High (alternative) is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Merced Union High" in Merced, CA. There are a total of 36 students and 4 teachers at Independence High (alternative), for a student to teacher ratio of 9 to 1. There are a total of 27 free lunch students and 3 reduced lunch students.

Independence High (alternative) has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of n/a, which is equal to the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio9:1
Free lunch27
Reduced lunch3


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment0
Taking some courses0
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses0
Passing no courses0

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Independence High (alternative), there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Independence High (alternative) race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 28.9% 18.2% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 4.4% 4.0% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 4.4% 11.9% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 62.2% 63.8% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.5% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.2% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 1.5% 3.1% 3.1%

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John Muir Elementary29%0.6Merced, CA
Don Stowell Elementary13%0.6Merced, CA
Charles Wright Elementary26%0.7Merced, CA
John C. Fremont Elementary20%1.1Merced, CA
Ada Givens Elementary22%1.2Merced, CA
Tenaya Middle School15%1.2Merced, CA
Luther Burbank Elementary33%1.2Merced, CA
Merced High45%1.4Merced, CA
Alicia Reyes Elementary11%1.5Merced, CA
Golden Valley High36%1.5Merced, CA
Farmdale Elementary22%1.6Merced, CA

Merced demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)3,50723291
Median age29.436.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)46%52%55%
Speak English55%56%79%
Speak Spanish34%29%13%

Education level achieved in Merced

Completed 8th grade72.7%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school71.0%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college50.7%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree27.0%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors17.6%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters7.1%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.8%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.5%1.6%1.3%
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