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!


Family and Community Resource Fair!

Saturday, June 3rd, 9am-1pm

Murry Bergtraum High School

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(This Flyer is the Spanish Version)

Regents Tutoring

Interested in Regents Tutoring?  Join this google classroom class to find our ZOOM LINKS Mondays-Thursdays

Code: nqyohp5

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Regents Tutoring Schedule This Week:

Tuesday, May 30th

ELA and Writing 6pm-9pm

US History 7pm-9pm

Living Environment 6pm-9pm

Wednesday, May 31st

ELA 5pm-7:30pm

Living Environment 6pm-8pm

Spanish 7pm-9pm

Algebra 7pm-9pm

Thursday, June 1st

Spanish 7pm-10pm

ELA 7pm-9pm

Global History 6pm-8pm

Friday, June 2nd

ELA 5pm-7pm

Algebra 5pm-8pm

interested in joining independence high school? 

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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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.