Independence School District
For the 2021 school year, there are 4 public schools in Independence School District, serving 2,143 students. Independence School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Kansas.
Public schools in Independence School District 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). This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Kansas.
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.
|School District Name||Independence School District|
|School District Website||http://www.indyschools.com|
|School District Phone Number||(620) 332-1800|
|School District Grades Offered||PK - 12|
|2017-2018 School Year Data||This School District||This State (KS)|
|# of Schools||4 Schools||1,320 Schools|
|# of Students||2,143 Students||490,702 Students|
|# of Teachers||146 Teachers||34,009 Teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||15:1||14:1|
Independence School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 286 school districts in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 85-89% has decreased from 90-94% over five school years.
|Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data||This School District||State Average (KS)|
Overall Testing Rank
|#127 out of 286 school districts|
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Students by Ethnicity:
|# of American Indian Students||35 Students||4,268 Students|
|% American Indian Students|
|# of Asian Students||19 Students||13,924 Students|
|% Asian Students|
|# of Hispanic Students||172 Students||96,486 Students|
|% Hispanic Students|
|# of Black Students||131 Students||33,739 Students|
|% Black Students|
|# of White Students||1,638 Students||315,772 Students|
|% White Students|
|# of Hawaiian Students||n/a||937 Students|
|% of Hawaiian Students||n/a||n/a|
|# of Two or more races Students||148 Students||25,576 Students|
|% of Two or more races Students|
Students by Grade:
|# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:||70||18,630|
|# of Students in Kindergarten:||186||35,465|
|# of Students in 1st Grade:||133||35,410|
|# of Students in 2nd Grade:||169||36,289|
|# of Students in 3rd Grade:||171||36,729|
|# of Students in 4th Grade:||175||37,562|
|# of Students in 5th Grade:||166||37,566|
|# of Students in 6th Grade:||190||36,694|
|# of Students in 7th Grade:||178||36,111|
|# of Students in 8th Grade:||166||36,173|
|# of Students in 9th Grade:||157||37,382|
|# of Students in 10th Grade:||142||35,769|
|# of Students in 11th Grade:||129||34,526|
|# of Students in 12th Grade:||111||33,966|
|# of Ungraded Students:||-||2,430|
Fiscal Data Comparison
The revenue/student of $11,003 in this school district is less than the state median of $14,694. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,944 is less than the state median of $14,025. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
|Definition of Terms 2016-2017||This School District||This State (KS)|
|Total Revenue||$24 MM||$8 MM|
|Spending||$24 MM||$7 MM|
|Revenue / Student||$11,003||$14,694|
|Revenue / Student||$10,944||$14,025|
Independence School District Public Schools (2021)
- School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
- Jefferson School 2101 N. 13th St.
Independence, KS 67301
Grades: PK-8 | 579 students
- Independence Senior High School 1301 N. 10th St.
Independence, KS 67301
Grades: PK-12 | 592 students
- Eisenhower Elementary School501 Spruce St.
Independence, KS 67301
Grades: PK-2 | 472 students
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