Independence Middle School

Grades: 6-8

411 students

Independence Middle School serves 411 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the KS average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 32%.
Independence Middle School operates within the Independence School District.

Overview

The student population of 411 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 411 students
Independence Middle School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
Independence Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Independence Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.37 is more than the state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (KS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 12:1
Independence Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
3%
1%
Independence Middle School American Indian Students (1993-2013)
Hispanic
5%
17%
Independence Middle School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
7%
7%
Independence Middle School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
79%
68%
Independence Middle School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
6%
4%
Independence Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Independence Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown KS All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.37 0.29
Independence Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
54%
39%
Independence Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2013)
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 (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,734 students has grown by 39% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,263 is less than the state average of $12,944. The district revenue/student has grown by 25% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,044 is less than the state average of $12,499. The district spending/student has grown by 16% over four years.
School District Name Independence School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed 2,734 575
Independence School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $19 MM $7 MM
Independence School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $18 MM $7 MM
Independence School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,263 $12,944
Independence School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,044 $12,499
Independence School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

Nearby 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
    1301 North 10th
    IndependenceKS 67301
    (620)332-1815
    0.6 mi | Gr. KG-12 | 632 students                      
  • IndependenceJefferson School
    2101 North 13th St
    IndependenceKS 67301
    (620)332-1875
    0.6 mi | Gr. PK-8 | 598 students                      
  • IndependenceEisenhower Elementary School
    501 Spruce
    IndependenceKS 67301
    (620)332-1854
    1.1 mi | Gr. PK-2 | 567 students                      
  • CherryvaleCherryvale Senior / Middle School
    700 South Carson
    CherryvaleKS 67335
    (620)336-8100
    9.3 mi | Gr. 7-12 | 451 students                      
  • CherryvaleLincoln Central Elementary School
    401 East Main
    CherryvaleKS 67335
    (620)336-8140
    9.4 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 414 students                      

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