Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    1,539
  • Type
    Public
  • Reviews
    189 3.7
  • Ranking

Independence High School is a public school in Thompson's Station, Tennessee. It has 1,539 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 78% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 189 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

1776 Declaration Way
Thompson's Station, TN 37179
(615) 472-4600

Ratings and Reviews
3.7 from 189 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Overall Experience: I really like my school. The sporting events are so much fun and we are truly a family. The teachers are also very good at working with the students to make sure every student has a chance to succeed.
    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Food: There are a lot of choices for breakfast and lunch. Anyone can find something they will like.
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Administration & Policies: Dress code is what most students get in trouble for because our dress code is pretty strict. When someone does get in trouble for this they are asked to change into clothes they may have with them or extra clothing the office may have.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Sports & Fitness: There are many sports offered at IHS and if the sport is not offered anyone can start a club for thy sport. We also have weight an PE classes available.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Teachers: All the teachers are very approachable and try their best to prepare their students for college.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

Nearby Schools

Niche Grade Name Type
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4.00 Heritage Elementary School Public
2.00 Franklin Christian Academy Private, Religious
4.00 Spring Station Middle School Public
4.00 Winstead Elementary School Public
4.00 Oak View Elementary School Public
3.66 Longview Elementary School Public
Willow Hall Academy Private
4.00 Allendale Elementary School Public
4.00 Chapman's Retreat Elementary School Public
4.00 Moore Elementary School Public
3.66 Franklin Elementary School Public
Montessori School of Franklin Private, Montessori
3.00 Middle College High School Public
2.33 Spring Hill Elementary School Public
Cornerstone School Private, Religious, All-Boys
New Hope Academy Private, Religious
Grace Christian Academy Private, Religious
4.00 Johnson Elementary School Public
4.00 Freedom Intermediate School Public
4.00 Pearre Creek Elementary School Public
2.33 Marvin Wright Elementary School Public
4.00 Freedom Middle School Public
The Classical Academy Private, Religious
4.00 Bethesda Elementary School Public
4.00 Liberty Elementary School Public
4.00 Poplar Grove Elementary School Public
4.00 Poplar Grove Middle School Public
4.00 Franklin High School Public, Magnet
2.66 Spring Hill Middle School Public
3.66 Centennial High School Public
3.00 Franklin Classical School Private, Religious
3.33 Battle Ground Academy Private
4.00 Trinity Elementary School Public
4.00 Hunters Bend Elementary School Public
4.00 Fred J. Page Middle School Public
2.00 Spring Hill High School Public
3.66 Fred J. Page High School Public
4.00 Hillsboro Elementary/Middle School Public

Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
4.00 Spring Station Middle School 4 mi. 951
4.00 Franklin High School 8 mi. 1,768
3.66 Centennial High School 8 mi. 1,553
4.00 Fred J. Page Middle School 8 mi. 849
2.00 Spring Hill High School 9 mi. 880

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity

Gender

Gender
Female 49%
Male 50%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 9 18.1%
Grade 10 19.8%
Grade 11 31.4%
Grade 12 30.7%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 17 responses

  • 53% Yes
  • 24% Not sure.
  • 24% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 15 responses

  • 32% Friendships
  • 24% Sports
  • 16% Wide variety of classes
  • 11% Faculty
  • 11% Provide daycare for teachers
  • 5% The opportunities to make a difference

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 11 responses

  • 35% Cliques
  • 24% Attitudes
  • 12% Administration
  • 12% Pressure from staff to overload with AP classes
  • 12% Bullies
  • 6% The grading scale
  • 0% Not as many class options

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 15 responses

  • 27% The Indy Nation togetherness
  • 20% School Spirit
  • 20% Indy Nation Unity
  • 13% Criminal Justice Program
  • 13% Variety of programs
  • 7% Friendliness

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 12 responses

  • 25% Relaxed
  • 25% Very club oriented
  • 25% Ambitious
  • 25% Unified

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 13 responses

  • 62% Get involved
  • 23% Don't be afraid to put yourself out there
  • 15% Try really hard to stay connected

How strongly do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements regarding parent involvement at this school?     Based on 14 responses

Strongly disagree
Strongly agree
  • Most parents at this school put too much pressure on their kids
  • Most parents at this school are very involved in their child's education
  • The PTA/PTO (i.e. parent groups) are very committed and have a positive impact on the school environment
  • Most parents at this school care about the success of all students, not just their own
  • Parental support/attendance is very high for school athletic events
  • Parental support/attendance is very high for non-athletic school events
  • The parents at this school have a very positive impact on the school's environment and culture
  • The parents at this school respect the opinions and judgements of teachers and administrators
  • Most parents at this school are really great parents.

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 14 responses

  • 14% I love everything about this school.
  • 79% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 0% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 7% I hate everything about this school.