Independence Middle School

Independence Middle School serves 425 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the KS average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 34%.
Independence Middle School operates within the Independence School District.

School Overview

The student population of 425 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 425 students
Independence Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Independence Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 37 teachers
Independence Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Independence Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.40 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (KS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 14:1
Independence Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
American Indian
3%
1%
Independence Middle School American Indian Students (1993-2014)
Hispanic
6%
18%
Independence Middle School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
6%
7%
Independence Middle School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
77%
66%
Independence Middle School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
8%
5%
Independence Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.40 0.53
Independence Middle School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
52%
40%
Independence Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
10%
Independence Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Independence School District's student population of 2,211 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,230 in this district is less than the state average of $13,276. The district revenue/student has grown by 17% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $31,009 is higher than the state average of $12,850. The district spending/student has grown by 258% over four years.
School District Name Independence School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed 2,211 556
Independence School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $20 MM $7 MM
Independence School District District Total Revenue (1990-2014)
District Spending $61 MM $7 MM
Independence School District District Spending (1990-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,230 $13,276
Independence School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2014)
District Spending / Student $31,009 $12,850
Independence School District District Spending / Student (1992-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Independence Senior High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Independence Senior High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Independence Senior High School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • IndependenceIndependence Senior High School
    Grades: KG-12 | 627 students
    0.6 miles
    1301 North 10th
    IndependenceKS 67301
    (620)332-1815
    0.6KG-12627
  • IndependenceJefferson School
    Grades: PK-8 | 608 students
    0.6 miles
    2101 North 13th St
    IndependenceKS 67301
    (620)332-1875
    0.6PK-8608
  • IndependenceEisenhower Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 551 students
    1.1 miles
    501 Spruce
    IndependenceKS 67301
    (620)332-1854
    1.1PK-2551
  • CherryvaleCherryvale Senior / Middle School
    Grades: 7-12 | 420 students
    9.3 miles
    700 South Carson
    CherryvaleKS 67335
    (620)336-8100
    9.37-12420
  • CherryvaleLincoln Central Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 405 students
    9.4 miles
    401 East Main
    CherryvaleKS 67335
    (620)336-8140
    9.4PK-6405

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