Independence high school

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!

2021-2022 School Year information

There is no remote learning option for students. All students must report to the school building in order to be marked present for the day. School starts at 8:00am on Monday, September 13th. See you then!

Evening Academy!

Even Tutoring/NX Academy is back! Want help with work in your current classes? Want to work on making up some Incomplete (NX) grades from last year? A few of your teachers will be LIVE on zoom every weeknight from 6:00pm to 10:00pm to help.

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


Mondays: ELA, Social Studies, Art

Tuesdays: ELA, Science, Math, ENL/IEP Support

Wednesdays: Science, Math, Art

Thursdays: Social Studies, Math, IEP Support

Fridays: ELA, Art


There will be no school on Monday, October 11th for Indigenous People's Day

The first Benchmark Assessments will be held in every class on Tuesday, October 12th

Independence High School Orientation Dates

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

Photo Gallery

All staff members smiling and happyStudents working on a computerStudent smiling in a classroomStudent presenting a project in classStudents reading in classStudents in class