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!


Parent-Teacher Conferences

will be held on ZOOM 

Thursday, March 23rd from 5pm-7:30pm

Friday, March 24th from 1pm-3pm

Click This Link to Join Zoom Meeting:

Or, on the Zoom App:

Meeting ID: 961 0442 5836

Passcode: 864218

La Conferencia Entre Los Padres Y Los Profesores


Jueves, 23 de Marzo 5pm-7:30pm

Viernes, 24 de Marzo 1pm-5pm

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A La Reunión:

O, en la aplicación de Zoom:

Código de Identificación: 961 0442 5836

Código de entrada: 864218

 Zoom Link QR Code:

interested in joining independence high school? 

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:

Google Classroom

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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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Independence High School is saddened to announce the sudden passing of our beloved Social Worker, Emily Cabrera. She was an integral part of our school community and will be greatly missed by staff and students. 

Please see the announcement for more information on Emily's life, impact, and the memorial services planned for her.