School Details

Independence High School

Traditional Public School

3184 Highway 305

Coldwater, MS 38618

662-233-4691

Overview

Independence High School serves 476 students in grades 7-12. This school is a traditional public school and its 2019 accountability rating was C. Per student spending for this school is $8,664.

Grades

7

8

9

10

11

12

Performance

C

2019 Accountability Rating
Mississippi Department of Education

Funding

$

Tax-Funded
$8,664/Child

Demographics

Independence High School serves 476 students. This high-poverty school body is 53.78% White and 36.13% African-American.

School

Teachers
Total: 35
Student-Teacher Ratio: 7:1
Experienced: 66%
In-Field: 93% 
Principals
Total: 2
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 476

By Grade:

  •       7: 90
  •       8: 74
  •       9: 91
  •       10: 67
  •       11: 88
  •       12: 66

By Racial and Ethnic Composition:

  •       African-American: 36%
  •       Hispanic: 6%
  •       White: 54%
  •       Two or More: 4%
  •       Other: 0%

District

Teachers
Total: 156
Student-Teacher Ratio: 7:1
Experienced: 73%
In-Field: 95% 
Principals
Total: 11
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 2,097

By Grade:

  •       K: 147
  •       1: 146
  •       2: 153
  •       3: 160
  •       4: 166
  •       5: 147
  •       6: 176
  •       7: 178
  •       8: 173
  •       9: 184
  •       10: 148
  •       11: 167
  •       12: 137
  •       Other: 15

Community

Tate County

Total Population: 28,321

  •       Males: 13,602
  •       Females: 14,719

Growth: -1.96%
Number of Households: 10,035
Median Income: $61,751

Race/Ethnicity Male Female Total % Change
Non-Hispanic White or Caucasian 9,329 9,685 19,014 -3%
Black or African American 4,007 4,743 8,750 -1%
Asian-American 43 55 98 51%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander 7 4 11 38%
Native American and Alaska Native 40 44 84 35%
Hispanic American 434 347 781 22%
Two or more races 176 188 364 14%


Performance

Graduate Outcomes

High School Graduation Rate: 88.29%
Post Secondary Enrollment Rate: 58%
Labor Force Participation Rate: 57%

ACT

Composite Average: 16.8 (2021)
Number of Students Taking the ACT: 76 (2021)
Sub-Scores:
English: 15
Mathematics: 17
Reading: 17.2
Science: 17.4

State Testing

U.S. History Proficiency: 59.8%
Mathematics Proficiency: 31.5%
English Proficiency: 19.7%
Science Proficiency: 33.6%

Discipline

  • In-School Suspensions: 0
  • Out-of-School Suspensions: 668
  • Expulsions: 0
  • Referral to Law Enforcement: 0
  • School-Based Arrests: 0

Funding

Independence High School is a traditional public school funded by local, state, and federal tax dollars. Per student spending for this school is $8,664.

Total

Per-student Spending: $8,664

State/Local

Per-student Spending: $8,121

Federal

Per-student Spending: $738

Overall Rating

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