Independence Middle School

Tel: (620)332-1836
Grades: 6-8

409 students

Independence Middle School serves 409 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the KS average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 32%.
Independence Middle School operates within the Independence School District.

Overview

The student population of 409 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 409 students
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 41 teachers
Students by Grade Independence Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.41 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 10:1 12:1
American Indian
3%
1%
Hispanic
8%
16%
Black
6%
7%
White
76%
68%
All Ethnic Groups Independence Middle School Sch Ethnicity Independence Middle School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.41 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.
53%
38%
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.
11%
10%
Independence Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,693 students has grown by 32% over five years.
School District Name Independence School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed 2,693 551
District Total Revenue $19 MM $7 MM
Independence School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $18 MM $7 MM
Independence School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,263 $12,944
Independence School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,044 $12,499
Independence School 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 Students Grades
  • IndependenceIndependence Senior High School
    1301 North 10th
    IndependenceKS 67301
    (620)332-1815
    0.6 mi | 630 students | Gr. KG-12                      
  • IndependenceJefferson School
    2101 North 13th St
    IndependenceKS 67301
    (620)332-1875
    0.6 mi | 597 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • IndependenceEisenhower Elementary School
    501 Spruce
    IndependenceKS 67301
    (620)332-1854
    1.1 mi | 531 students | Gr. PK-2                      
  • CherryvaleCherryvale Senior / Middle School
    700 South Carson
    CherryvaleKS 67335
    (620)336-8100
    9.3 mi | 479 students | Gr. 7-12                      
  • CherryvaleLincoln Central Elementary School
    401 East Main
    CherryvaleKS 67335
    (620)336-8140
    9.4 mi | 390 students | Gr. PK-6                      

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Did You Know?
Montgomery County, KS public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.34, which is higher than the Kansas average of 0.29. The most diverse school district in Montgomery County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Kansas or national school diversity statistics.