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Independence School Local I

Charter | 9-12 | 124 students

 

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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

Grade level

Algebra

The state average for Algebra was 84% in 2013.

24 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
62%
Biology

The state average for Biology was 83% in 2013.

24 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
55%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
62%
English II

The state average for English II was 83% in 2013.

24 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
62%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Maryland used the Maryland High School Assessments (HSA) to test students in English 2, Algebra, and Biology upon completion of each course. The HSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Maryland. Students are required to pass the tests in order to graduate. The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

Source: Maryland State Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 57% 35%
White 40% 42%
Hispanic 2% 12%
Two or more races 1% 4%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 6%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Male 55%N/A51%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 79%N/A42%
Female 45%N/A49%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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1250 West 36th St
Baltimore, MD 21211
Phone: (410) 467-1090

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