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Transcripts & Diplomas

Transcript Request 

Download the transcript request (pdf)

updated 02.24.2020
Before completing the transcript request, please read the following

Note: Transcripts will be processed within three (3) business days of receipt.

Diplomas take 8-10 weeks to process.


  • IHS does not retain copies of diplomas. They are re-ordered from Herff-Jones. We will let you know when they are ready for pick up.
  • Official transcripts: for schools and employers, can be mailed or hand-carried, but MUST remain sealed
  • Unofficial transcripts: can be mailed or picked up in person, and will be stamped unofficial.
  • Requests must either be mailed or hand delivered to Independence HS (no faxes or emails).
    • If sending request via U.S. mail:
      • include a photocopy of a photo ID
      • include the request form with your signature and payment (see below for payment information).
      • If transcript is to be mailed by Independence, please provide the name, address and "attention: to" information of the receiving company or school.
      • mail to

        ATTN: Registrar
        N2 Building, Independence High School
        617 North Jackson Avenue
        San Jose, CA 95133

  • If requesting in person:
    • bring your photo ID
    • payment


  • Transcripts requiring payment will not be processed until paid. Cash, company check or money order (payable to Independence High School) are the only forms of payment accepted. Personal checks are not accepted.
  • Official transcripts: $5.00
  • Unofficial transcripts: $2.00
  • Current student: no charge
  • Diplomas; $30.00

** If transcript needs to be mailed internationally, requester (you) must assure correct postage is provided.