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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interested in joining independence high school? 


Open Houses will resume on July 22nd for students who wish to apply for the Fall Trimester. Open Houses occur between 9:30am-12:30pm.

  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 record and IEP or 504 if applicable.


After filling out the application, PLEASE DO NOT wait for a call, you can attend any of the open houses.

Open House Dates (9:30am-12:30pm)

July 22nd, 2024

July 23rd, 2024

July 24th,2024

July 25th, 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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