4001 Greenway Dr
Jupiter, FL 33458
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Independence Middle School serves 1,293 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 19:1 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 (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 1,293 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in FL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 82% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 72% (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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Attribute

School Overview

Independence Middle School's student population of 1,293 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 69 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
1,293 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
69 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 0.53, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State 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 Ratio
19:1
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
24%
35%
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Black
4%
22%
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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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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.53
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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School District Name

School Calendar

View the Independence Middle School yearly calendar below. Note key dates such as:

Event
Date
First Day of School for Students
August 10, 2022 (Wednesday)
First Day of School for Students
August 10, 2022 (Wednesday)
School Holiday *Spring Break*
March 20, 2023 (Monday)
Last Day of School for Students
May 26, 2023 (Friday)
Last Day of School for Students
May 26, 2023 (Friday)
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

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 (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 1,293 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 82% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 72% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

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