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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Graduation - Monday, June 27th

Independence High School Graduation will be held at

John Jay College Theater

524 West 59th Street

Doors Open at 10:00am

Ceremony begins at 11:00am

You MUST bring proof of vaccination to attend the indoor ceremony

Zoom Information

Meeting ID: 982 1478 9071

Password: 123456


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.

Upcoming Orientations

Google Classroom

Need help with Google Classroom or your email address?

Check out this How-To guide

new Credit classes in Evening academy

Do you want to graduate earlier?

Are you interested in earning 2 more credits this trimester?

GREAT NEWS!! We will have Evening School via Zoom from 6 to 8

Ask your guidance councilor about adding you to a class

saturday Academy!

Saturday Academy is back! Want help with work in your current classes? A few of your teachers will be LIVE on zoom on Saturdays from 9:00am until 7:00pm to help.

Join the Saturday Academy Google Classroom class with code 6c6q64m for zoom links.

Saturday Academy Schedule:

Saturdays: English, Math, Science, Social Studies, ENL Support


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

  • NX packets

  • Credits

  • Graduation

  • Future plans

  • Just to talk

interested in joining independence high school?

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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