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Independence High School

School code number: 466
Grade level: 9-12
Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

1350 7th Avenue , San Francisco, CA, 94122
Neighborhood: Inner Sunset
Phone: 415-242-5000
Fax: 415-242-2655
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Principal: Anastasia Klafter

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Discover This School

Independence High School is an independent study school offering a flexible schedule to students in grades 9 - 12. Students attend small classes in math, science, arts and world languages and work independently in English and history. Students meet weekly with Advisors to develop academic plans and build life skills. Tutoring, study skills and intervention classes are offered through our Learning Lab.

School Tours

School tours scheduled by appointment.



Afterschool programs

We offer after-school activities. Please contact the school for more details.

Special Education Programs

  • Designated instructional services
  • Resource specialist program

Language Programs

  • Cantonese
  • Spanish
We offer World Language in Spanish and Cantonese.

Student Support Programs

Social Worker, Counselor, Health and Wellness Center, On-site nurse, Advisory


Sports available at another location, Surfing class and Outdoor Education

Arts and Enrichment

Digital arts, Visual arts, Ceramics

School Day Academic Enrichment

College classes at CCSF or SFSU, STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, mathematics), Internships, Project-based learning, Tutoring in school, Interdisciplinary studies, Individual learning plans, Work experience education, Maker Space, Computer Science, Environmental Science in our pollinator garden

College Counseling/Support Programs

Academic counseling, College application workshops, Personal statement workshops, College and/or career counseling, College tours and visits, Job readiness programs, GED program, partnership with SuccessCenterSF