Independence Middle School

23786 Indee Blvd
Independence, WI 54747
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Independence Middle School serves 72 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 bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Wisconsin state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 30% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Independence Middle School's student population of 72 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 6 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students72 students
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Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
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School Comparison

Independence Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,029 schools in Wisconsin (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Independence Middle School is 0.46, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.49. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WI)
Overall Testing Rank
#1472 out of 2029 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
35%
12%
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Black
n/a
9%
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White
65%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.460.49
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
32%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameIndependence School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Independence Middle School is Independence High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Whitehall Memorial Junior/senior High School (4.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Independence Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Independence Independence Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 191 students
    0.3 miles
    23786 Indee Blvd
    Independence, WI 54747
    (715) 985-3172
    0.3 PK-5 191
  • Independence Independence High School Math: 20-29% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 110 students
    0.3 miles
    23786 Indee Blvd
    Independence, WI 54747
    (715) 985-3172
    0.3 9-12 110
  • Whitehall Whitehall Memorial Junior/senior High School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 345 students
    4.4 miles
    19121 Hobson St
    Whitehall, WI 54773
    (715) 538-4364
    4.4 7-12 345
  • Whitehall Whitehall Memorial Elementary School Math: 41% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 438 students
    4.6 miles
    19121 Hobson St
    Whitehall, WI 54773
    (715) 538-4364
    4.6 PK-6 438
  • Arcadia Arcadia Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 555 students
    8.8 miles
    358 E River St
    Arcadia, WI 54612
    (608) 323-3315
    8.8 PK-4 555

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