Independence Middle School

4001 Greenway Dr
Jupiter, FL 33458
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
5.00 (2 reviews)
Independence Middle School serves 1,413 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 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 82% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 59%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 72% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Independence Middle School's student population of 1,413 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 78 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,413 students
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Total Classroom Teachers78 teachers
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School Rankings

Independence Middle School is ranked within the top 20% of all 3,628 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Independence Middle School is 0.52, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#443 out of 3628 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
59%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
22%
33%
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Black
4%
22%
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White
66%
38%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.520.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePalm Beach School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Independence Middle School is William T. Dwyer High School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Jupiter Middle School (1.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Jupiter Jupiter Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 72% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,386 student
    1.2 miles
    15245 Military Trl
    Jupiter, FL 33458
    (561) 745-7200
    1.2 6-8 1,386
  • Jupiter Lighthouse Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 721 students
    1.2 miles
    4750 Dakota Dr
    Jupiter, FL 33458
    (561) 741-9400
    1.2 PK-2 721
  • Jupiter Beacon Cove Intermediate School Math: 91% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 3-5 | 757 students
    1.6 miles
    150 Schoolhouse Rd
    Jupiter, FL 33458
    (561) 366-6400
    1.6 3-5 757
  • Jupiter Jerry Thomas Elementary School Math: 71% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 820 students
    1.8 miles
    800 Maplewood Dr
    Jupiter, FL 33458
    (561) 741-9100
    1.8 K-5 820
  • Palm Beach Gardens William T. Dwyer High School Magnet School
    Math: 57% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,307 students
    1.8 miles
    13601 N Military Trl
    Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410
    (561) 625-7800
    1.8 9-12 2,307

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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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.
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