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  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 4 public schools managed by Independence School District serving 2,091 students in Independence, Kansas.
  • Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the Kansas state average of 35%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the state average of 14:1.

Independence School District (2018-19)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Independence Eisenhower Elementary School
    501 Spruce
    Independence, KS 67301
    (620)332-1854

    Grades: PK-2 | 513 students
  • Independence Independence Middle School
    300 W Locust
    Independence, KS 67301
    (620)332-1836

    Grades: 6-8 | 429 students
  • Independence Independence Senior High School
    1301 N 10th
    Independence, KS 67301
    (620)332-1815

    Grades: K-12 | 601 students
  • Independence Jefferson School
    2101 N. 13th Street
    Independence, KS 67301
    (620)332-1875

    Grades: PK-8 | 548 students

Overview

School District NameIndependence School District
# of Schools4
# of Students2,091
# of Teachers145
Student : Teacher Ratio14
# of Male Students1,028
% Male Students
49%
# of Female Students1,063
% Female Students
51%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.40
# of American Indian Students49
% American Indian Students
2%
# of Asian Students14
% Asian Students
1%
# of Hispanic Students144
% Hispanic Students
7%
# of Black Students140
% Black Students
7%
# of White Students1,610
% White Students
77%
# of Hawaiian Students2
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students132
% of Two or more races Students
6%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:41
# of Students in Kindergarten:181
# of Students in 1st Grade:178
# of Students in 2nd Grade:168
# of Students in 3rd Grade:162
# of Students in 4th Grade:194
# of Students in 5th Grade:177
# of Students in 6th Grade:149
# of Students in 7th Grade:137
# of Students in 8th Grade:154
# of Students in 9th Grade:141
# of Students in 10th Grade:134
# of Students in 11th Grade:139
# of Students in 12th Grade:136
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Independence School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 285 school districts in Kansas (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 90-94% has increased from 85-89% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (KS)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
35%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Independence School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of KS by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
41%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Independence School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of KS by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Graduation Rate90-94%
85%
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Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $9,076 in this school district is less than the state average of $13,642. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $27,512 is higher than the state average of $13,194. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (KS)
Total Revenue$20 MM$7 MM
This chart display total revenue of Independence School District and average revenue for each school distric in KS by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Spending$61 MM$7 MM
This chart display total spending of Independence School District and average spending for each school distric in KS by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Revenue / Student$9,076$13,642
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Independence School District and average revenue per public school student in KS by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Spending / Student$27,512$13,194
This chart display average spending per public school student in Independence School District and average spending per public school student in KS by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
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Did You Know?
Independence School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.40, which is higher than the Kansas average of 0.31. The most diverse school in the district is Jefferson School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Kansas or national school diversity statistics.