Independence Elementary School

Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Independence Elementary School serves 874 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Independence Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 49% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 54% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Independence Elementary School's student population of 874 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 62 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students874 students
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Total Classroom Teachers62 teachers
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School Rankings

Independence Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 8,043 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Independence Elementary School is 0.62, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#2858 out of 8043 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
22%
4%
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Hispanic
56%
52%
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Black
5%
13%
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White
15%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.620.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLewisville Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Independence Elementary School is The Colony High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Griffin Middle School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Camey Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • The Colony The Colony High School Math: 67% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,052 students
    1.1 miles
    4301 Blair Oaks Dr
    The Colony, TX 75056
    (469) 713-5178
    1.1 9-12 2,052
  • The Colony Camey Elementary School Math: 41% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 596 students
    1.3 miles
    4949 Arbor Glen Rd
    The Colony, TX 75056
    (469) 713-5951
    1.3 PK-5 596
  • The Colony Griffin Middle School Math: 47% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-9 | 805 students
    1.6 miles
    5105 N Colony Blvd
    The Colony, TX 75056
    (469) 713-5973
    1.6 6-9 805
  • Carrollton Arbor Creek Middle School Math: 68% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6-8 | 910 students
    1.9 miles
    2109 Arbor Creek Dr
    Carrollton, TX 75010
    (469) 713-5971
    1.9 6-8 910
  • Carrollton Hebron High School Math: 62% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 3,583 students
    1.9 miles
    4207 Plano Pkwy
    Carrollton, TX 75010
    (469) 713-5183
    1.9 9-12 3,583

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