Independence High School Enrollment



Independence High School is an alternative high school serving at-risk students in grades 11 and 12 within the boundaries of Rio Rancho Public Schools. Acceptance to Independence is through a referral process. If you are interested in attending, please see your grade level counselor at either Rio Rancho High School or Cleveland High School. The counselors will determine if you are eligible to attend Independence and place you on their waiting list.

To be considered by your grade level counselor, you must be at least 16 years old and have attained a minimum of 6 credits.

If you have been referred to IHS or are returning to IHS - Registration is now open through your PowerSchool Parent account, please take the time to complete registration, it will speed things up during the final registration process. If you need assistance with your password, please contact Christy Bollman, Registrar 505-338-4658 ext. 53804.

**Independence High School does not have a separate waiting list, you must go through one of the comprehensive high schools.

Registration for Transfer students:


Registration for RETURNING students: