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 16:1.
Minority enrollment was 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was lower than the Florida state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
290 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State 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 Ratio
14:1
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
18%
35%
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Black
2%
22%
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White
75%
36%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
2%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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 2020-21 school year data.
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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