Independence Middle School

4001 Greenway Dr
Jupiter, FL 33458
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Independence Middle School serves 1,249 students in grades 6-8.
Independence Middle School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 71% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 67% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 52%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,249 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in FL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 71% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 67% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Independence Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

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School Overview

Independence Middle School's student population of 1,249 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 64 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
1,249 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
64 teachers
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School Rankings

Independence Middle School is ranked within the top 20% of all 3,655 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Independence Middle School is 0.54, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#549 out of 3655 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
5%
3%
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Hispanic
23%
36%
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Black
4%
21%
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White
64%
36%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.54
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Independence Middle School's ranking?
Independence Middle School is ranked #549 out of 3,655 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Florida.
What schools are Independence Middle School often compared to?
Independence Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Jupiter Middle School, Watson B. Duncan Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
71% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 48% FL state average), while 67% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% FL state average).
How many students attend Independence Middle School?
1,249 students attend Independence Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
64% of Independence Middle School students are White, 23% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Asian, 4% of students are Black, and 4% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Independence Middle School?
Independence Middle School has a student ration of 20:1, which is higher than the Florida state average of 16:1.
What grades does Independence Middle School offer ?
Independence Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Independence Middle School part of?
Independence Middle School is part of Palm Beach School District.

School Reviews

5   5/2/2017
Awesome school
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Anonymous
5   11/15/2012
This school is amazing. The teachers are really kind, and it has a strict no bully policy. There are special academies in the school, and the teachers work so hard to keep the academies great. The extracurricular activities are in many varieties, art, SECME, sports, and plenty of other things. Overall, this school gets a 10/10.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - ukyuk

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,249 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 71% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 67% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

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