Independence Academy Middle School

Tel: (813)707-1060
  • Independence Academy Middle School serves 190 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the FL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 60%.
  • Independence Academy Middle School operates within the Hillsborough School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 190 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has grown by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 190 students
Independence Academy Middle School Total Students (2010-2015)
Gender % Independence Academy Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 12 teachers
Independence Academy Middle School Total Teachers (2011-2015)
Students by Grade Independence Academy Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.30 is less than the state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
Independence Academy Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (2011-2015)
Asian
1%
3%
Independence Academy Middle School Asian Students (2014-2015)
Hispanic
12%
31%
Independence Academy Middle School Black Students (2010-2015)
Black
2%
23%
Independence Academy Middle School Black Students (2010-2015)
White
83%
40%
Independence Academy Middle School White Students (2010-2015)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Independence Academy Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Independence Academy Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown FL 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.
0.30 0.46
Independence Academy Middle School Diversity Score (2009-2015)
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.
13%
53%
Independence Academy Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2010-2015)
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.
6%
5%
Independence Academy Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2010-2015)

District Comparison

  • Hillsborough School District's student population of 206,646 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,578 in this district is less than the state average of $12,021. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,870 is less than the state average of $12,230. The district spending/student has declined by 9% over four years.
School District Name Hillsborough School District
Number of Schools
Managed
306
22
Number of Students Managed 206,646 10,184
Hillsborough School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $1,949 MM $122 MM
Hillsborough School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $2,008 MM $125 MM
Hillsborough School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,578 $12,021
Hillsborough School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,870 $12,230
Hillsborough School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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