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!


The Final Day of Trimester 1

is Friday, December 2nd

interested in joining independence high school?

If you wish to apply, send an email to

Denise Yepez:

Or call: 212-262-8067 extension 4273

Open House Dates

Independence currently has open enrollment!

Independence will be at the Transfer High School Enrollment Fair at Murray Hill Academy

November 18th from 10:00-5:30


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

  • Credits

  • Graduation

  • Future plans

  • Just to talk

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.