Independence high school NYC

Independence High School is a New York City transfer school working with students ages seventeen to twenty-one, specializing in credit accumulation in a supportive environment.

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IHS Parent-Teacher Conferences

Thursday, May 23rd 4:30-7:00pm

PTC Wizard Directions:

If you don't know the names of your child's teachers, 

send a TEXT message with the 



Mr. Wisell

(646) 523-3692 


Click "forgot password" if you can't remember the password you used before.

Tap the link below and select “create account” to sign up for IHS Parent-Teacher Conferences if this is your first time.  

Usando el enlace abajo, selecciona “create account” (crear una cuenta nueva) para registrarse para la Conferencia de los padres y los profesores de IHS.

Once you have made an account, add the name of your child and press “save changes.”  Then, select “add/edit meetings” for the IHS Parent Teacher Conferences.

Cuando ya han creado sus cuentas, agreguen el nombre de su hijo/a y apreta “save changes” (guardar cambios)/ Después, selecciona “add/edit meetings” (agregar/editar la reunión) para la Conferencia de los padres y los profesores de IHS.  

Tap the TEACHERS button and select each of your child’s teachers.  

If you do not know the names of your child’s teachers send a TEXT message with your child’s name to Mr. Wisell at (646) 523-3692 and he will reply with the names of your child’s teachers

Apreta el botón “Teachers” (Profesores) y selecciona cada uno de los profesores de sus hijos/as. 

Por si acaso no conocen el nombre de los profesores de sus hijos pueden enviar un mensaje de texto al Señor Wisell a su número de teléfono (646) 523-3692 y él le contestara a usted con el nombre de los profesores de su sus hijos.

Select an open time slot for each teacher

Selecciona un horario disponible para cada profesor

In the COMMENT section please add your phone number in case the zoom does not work.  Also, if you need translation, please say so here.  Tap “Save Changes”

En la sección de “Comment” (Comentarios), agreguen su número de teléfono por si acaso el zoom no funciona. También, si precisan una traductora por favor que lo indiquen en esa misma sección. Finalmente,  aprietan “Save Changes” (Guardar Cambios)

interested in joining independence high school? 


Open Houses will resume on May 8th for students who wish to apply for Summer School and Fall Trimester. At this time registration for the 3rd trimester is closed.


Students MUST fill out the application here and be accompanied by a parent/guardian for the interview. 

Please bring a copy of your most recent transcript, immunization records and IEP if applicable.

After filling out the application, you do not need to wait for a call, you can attend any of the open houses.

Open House Dates (9:00am-12:00pm)

May 22nd,2024

May 29th, 2024

June 5th, 2024

June 12th, 2024

We are a trimester school with rolling admissions, but we strongly encourage students to apply prior to the start of each term. (Trimesters begin September, December, March)

Independence High School is seeking transfer applicants who are committed to maintaining 80% or higher attendance and who will contribute to a positive and peaceful school community. We consider all applicants on a case-by case basis.

If you are interested in applying to Independence High School

please fill out this form 


Please stop by our office (Guidance Suite) or join our Google Classroom with code qjjdwtk for information on:

Contact Info

850 10TH AVENUE, NEW YORK, NY 10019

PHONE: 212-262-8067  

 FAX: 212-262-8110

Transit Directions:

59th St. Columbus Circle stop on the ACBD1 

57th and 7th stop on the NQRW

7th Ave on the BDE

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