Independence Middle School

300 West Locust,

Independence, KS, 67301-3097

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
Independence Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 41 teachers
Independence Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
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 less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (KS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1 12:1
Independence Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
3%
1%
Independence Middle School American Indian (1993-2012)
Asian
n/a
2%
Independence Middle School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
8%
16%
Independence Middle School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
6%
7%
Independence Middle School Black (1988-2012)
White
76%
68%
Independence Middle School White (1988-2012)
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 0.68
Independence Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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%
Independence Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2012)
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 (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,167 students has grown by 7% over five years.
School District Name Independence School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed 2,167 551
Independence School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $19 MM $7 MM
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: 2012 (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
  • Independence Independence Senior High School
    1301 North 10th
    Independence , KS , 67301
    (620)332-1815
    0.6  mi  |  630  students  |  Gr.  KG-12
  • Independence Jefferson School
    2101 North 13th St
    Independence , KS , 67301
    (620)332-1875
    0.6  mi  |  597  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Independence Eisenhower Elementary School
    501 Spruce
    Independence , KS , 67301
    (620)332-1854
    1.1  mi  |  531  students  |  Gr.  PK-2
  • Cherryvale Cherryvale Senior / Middle School
    700 South Carson
    Cherryvale , KS , 67335
    (620)336-8100
    9.3  mi  |  479  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Cherryvale Lincoln Central Elementary School
    401 East Main
    Cherryvale , KS , 67335
    (620)336-8140
    9.4  mi  |  390  students  |  Gr.  PK-6

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