Independence Elementary School

  • Independence Elementary School serves 685 students in grades 2-9.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 90% (which is higher than the Ohio state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 83% (which is higher than the Ohio state average of 62%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the Ohio state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Ohio state average of 29%.

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Independence Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Ohio for:

School Overview

  • Independence Elementary School's student population of 685 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 2-9
Total Students685 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Independence Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Independence Elementary School is 0.38, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (OH)
Overall School Rank#278 out of 3,224 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
90%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Independence Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Ohio by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
62%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Independence Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ohio by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio24:118:1
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Asian
5%
2%
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Hispanic
6%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Independence Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Ohio by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
8%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Independence Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Ohio by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
78%
71%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Independence Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Ohio by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Independence Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Ohio by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Independence Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in OH.
Diversity Score0.380.47
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
23%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Independence Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Ohio by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Independence Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ohio by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLakota Local School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, OH Dept. of Education

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