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!


School will be held IN PERSON 

Wednesday, February 14th

No School: Midwinter Recess

There will be no school from

Monday, February 19th to

Friday, February 22nd

The School Building will be open for special events

Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday

Feb 20th-22nd

School Resumes on 

Monday, February 26th

End of Term:

The Last Day of Trimester 2 is

Tuesday, March 5th

interested in joining independence high school? 


We are now accepting students for our second trimester which begins in March.

  Students MUST fill out the application here and be accompanied by a parent/guardian for the interview. 

After filling out the application ,you do not need to wait for a call, you can attend any of the open houses.

Open Houses are held on Wednesdays from 9am-12pm

(There will be no open houses the week of February 19th)

Please bring a copy of your most recent transcript, immunization records and IEP if applicable.

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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