Independence Middle School



Independence Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Independence Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 425
7 459
8 438
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Independence Middle School is a public elementary school located in Jupiter, FL in the Palm Beach School District. It enrolls 1,322 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 18.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,322
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 71

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Independence Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 674
(51%)
61,077
(49%)
 Male 648
(49%)
64,850
(51%)

Independence Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 986
(75%)
41,831
(33%)
 Hispanic 198
(15%)
39,184
(31%)
 Black 64
(5%)
36,807
(29%)
 Two or More 33
(2%)
3,522
(3%)
 Asian 31
(2%)
3,565
(3%)
 American Indian 10
(1%)
845
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
173
(0%)

Independence Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 987
(75%)
51,799
(41%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 274
(21%)
67,578
(54%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 61
(5%)
6,550
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Independence Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (25.3%) is significantly lower than the state average of 61.9%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Independence Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1315
2006 1149
2007 1141
2008 1220
2009 1256
2010 1286
2011 1308
2012 1322

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.1
2006 16.4
2007 17.6
2008 14.8
2009 17.7
2010 18.1
2011 17.9
2012 18.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.13992395437262
2006 0.15317667536989
2007 0.1603856266433
2008 0.20901639344262
2009 0.22531847133758
2010 0.25816485225505
2011 0.26299694189602
2012 0.25340393343419

Compare Independence Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,860.0% 18.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 25.3%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 

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Jupiter, FL
Public 06 - 08 1,322 18.6:1  
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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