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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Five enthusiastic students at graduation.  Big Smiles!


Events Calendar:

Thursday, June 13

Last Day of Classes

Friday, June 14th

Start of Regents Week

ELA Regents Exam 9:00am

Living Environment Regents 1:00pm

Monday, June 17th

No School (Eid al-Adha Holiday)

Tuesday, June 18th

US History Regents Exam 9:00am

Global History Regents Exam 1:00pm

Wednesday, June 19th

No School (Juneteenth Holiday)

Tuesday, June 25th

IHS Graduation Ceremony (morning)

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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