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Independence High School

School code number: 466
Grade Level: 9-12
Hours: 9:00AM - 3:00PM

1350 7th Avenue , San Francisco, CA, 94122
Neighborhood: Inner Sunset
Phone: (415) 242-5000
Fax: (415) 242-2655
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Principal: Robert Maass

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Independence High School, an independent study high school offering a full educational program to the students of San Francisco, is located in the outer Sunset district in San Francisco. Its diverse student body represents all areas of San Francisco and reflects the city's culturally diverse population. The school opened in 1980. All Independence High School students meet one-to-one with an assigned teacher/counselor for one instructional period (45 minutes) per week to review progress on assigned work and the new assignments for the week ahead. We encourage all students to spend additional time at school for elective classes, remedial classes, CAHSEE preparation, student activities, or just to study.

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School tours scheduled during normal school hours



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After School Programs


Special Education Programs

  • Designated Instructional Services
  • Resource Specialist Program

Resource Specialist Program, Designated Instructional Services

Language Programs

  • Cantonese
  • Spanish

Student Support Programs

Opportunities for Parental Involvement All parents are encouraged to participate in the School Site Council (SSC), English Language Advisory Committee (ELAC), or the School Advisory Committee (SAC). All committee meetings are scheduled once a month. Through these committees parents are able to provide advice regarding the allocation of resources. Parents could also make suggests or concerns to the Principal via phone or email, if they are not able to come on campus.Teacher/Counselors contact parents via phones to announce up-coming activities as well as report any attendance or grade concerns. Parent participation is also encouraged during school functions to help build positive school climate and culture.