Independence Academy Middle School (Closed 2018)

Independence Academy Middle School served 290 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 48% (which was lower than the Florida state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 62% (which was higher than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 was lower than the Florida state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment was 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students290 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Independence Academy Middle School
Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Independence Academy Middle School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
48%
57%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Independence Academy Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
62%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Independence Academy Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Independence Academy Middle School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Hispanic
18%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Independence Academy Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
2%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Independence Academy Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
75%
38%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Independence Academy Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Independence Academy Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score
0.410.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
2%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Independence Academy Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Independence Academy Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHillsborough School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Independence Academy Middle School is Simmons Career Center (2.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Independence Academy (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Dover Independence Academy Charter School
    Math: 54% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 894 students
    0.1 miles
    12902 E Us Highway 92
    Dover, FL 33527
    (813) 473-8600
    0.1 K-8 894
  • Plant City Wilson Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 362 students
    0.9 miles
    702 W English St
    Plant City, FL 33563
    (813) 757-9307
    0.9 PK-5 362
  • Plant City Jackson Elementary School Math: 39% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 514 students
    1.6 miles
    502 E Gilchrist St
    Plant City, FL 33563
    (813) 757-9341
    1.6 PK-5 514
  • Plant City Tomlin Middle School Math: 53% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,514 student
    1.7 miles
    501 N Woodrow Wilson St
    Plant City, FL 33563
    (813) 757-9400
    1.7 6-8 1,514
  • Plant City Bryan Elementary School Math: 35% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 722 students
    1.8 miles
    2006 W Oak Ave
    Plant City, FL 33563
    (813) 757-9300
    1.8 PK-5 722
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