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For the 2021 school year, there are 4 public schools in Independence, KS, serving 2,143 students. Independence has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Kansas.
Independence, KS public schools have an average math proficiency score of 32% (versus the Kansas public school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 35% (versus the 37% statewide average). Schools in Independence have an average ranking of 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Kansas public schools.
The top ranked public schools in Independence, KS are Jefferson School, Independence Senior High School and Independence Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the Kansas public school average of 36% (majority Hispanic).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is more than the Kansas public school average of 14:1.

Top Independence, KS Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Jefferson School Math: 39% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    2101 N. 13th St.
    Independence, KS 67301
    (620) 332-1875

    Grades: PK-8 | 579 students
  • Independence Senior High School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1301 N. 10th St.
    Independence, KS 67301
    (620) 332-1815

    Grades: PK-12 | 592 students
  • Independence Middle School Math: 26% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    300 W. Locust St.
    Independence, KS 67301
    (620) 332-1836

    Grades: 6-8 | 500 students
  • Eisenhower Elementary School
    501 Spruce St.
    Independence, KS 67301
    (620) 332-1854

    Grades: PK-2 | 472 students
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