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At a Glance




Background: Independence High School was established in 1976. It is part of the East Side Union High School District of San Jose, California.

Location: 617 North Jackson Avenue San Jose, CA 95133 (near Mabury and McKee)

School colors: Red, White, and Blue

Mascot: Sammy the Sixer & Amerigo the Eagle

How to get to Independence High School: Google Maps

Accreditation: Western Association of Schools and Colleges

School hours: The school day begins at 7:20 a.m. and ends at 3:05 p.m. While this allows some students to take seven periods, most students take six courses per semester (either 1st through 6th period or 2nd through 7th period).

Bell schedule (regular day schedule)

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