Independence Middle School serves 81 students in grades 6-8.
Independence Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Wisconsin for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 38%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Wisconsin state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Wisconsin state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 32% (majority Hispanic).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: 6-8
- Enrollment: 81 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
- Minority Enrollment: 49%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in WI
- Math Proficiency: 20-24% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 35-39% (Top 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WI Dept. of Education
Independence Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Wisconsin for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Independence Middle School's student population of 81 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 8 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
(offers virtual instruction)
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Independence Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,984 schools in Wisconsin (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Independence Middle School is 0.55, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (WI)
Overall Testing Rank
#1243 out of 1984 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WI Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Independence Middle School's ranking?
Independence Middle School is ranked #1243 out of 1,984 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Wisconsin.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20-24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 38% WI state average), while 35-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% WI state average).
How many students attend Independence Middle School?
81 students attend Independence Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
51% of Independence Middle School students are White, 44% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Independence Middle School?
Independence Middle School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 13:1.
What grades does Independence Middle School offer ?
Independence Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Independence Middle School part of?
Independence Middle School is part of Independence School District.
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