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
6 144
7 133
8 152
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Independence Middle School is a public elementary school located in Independence, KS in the Independence School District. It enrolls 429 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 12.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 429
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12:1
Full Time Teachers: 35.8

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Independence Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 228
(53%)
1,088
(52%)
 Female 201
(47%)
1,003
(48%)

Independence Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 327
(76%)
1,610
(77%)
 Black 34
(8%)
140
(7%)
 Two or More 27
(6%)
132
(6%)
 Hispanic 25
(6%)
144
(7%)
 American Indian 11
(3%)
49
(2%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
14
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
2
(0%)

Independence Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 215
(50%)
1,094
(52%)
 Not Eligible 159
(37%)
747
(36%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 55
(13%)
250
(12%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Independence Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (62.9%) is slightly higher than the state average of 51.7%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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 461
2006 440
2007 428
2008 383
2009 417
2010 397
2011 409
2012 411
2013 425
2014 447
2015 429

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.5
2006 12.1
2007 13
2008 11
2009 11.6
2010 11.1
2011 10
2012 11.5
2013 11.5
2014 12.6
2015 12

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.50542299349241
2006 0.49318181818182
2007 0.49299065420561
2008 0.54830287206266
2009 0.58992805755396
2010 0.64987405541562
2011 0.65525672371638
2012 0.62287104622871
2013 0.61411764705882
2014 0.62639821029083
2015 0.62937062937063

Compare Independence Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,200.0% 12.0:1
 
1,374.3% 13.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 51.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 62.9%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Independence Middle School
Independence, KS
Public 06 - 08 429 12:1  
St Andrew Catholic School
Independence, KS
Private PK - 08 137 10:1 1 miles
Jefferson School
Independence, KS
Public PK - 08 548 16.6:1 1 miles
Independence Sr High School
Independence, KS
Public KG - 12 601 13.5:1 1 miles
Zion Lutheran School
Independence, KS
Private PK - 08 85 9:1 1 miles
Eisenhower Elementary
Independence, KS
Public PK - 02 513 16:1 2 miles
Independence Bible School
Independence, KS
Private KG - 12 76 7:1 3 miles
Lincoln Central Elementary
Cherryvale, KS
Public PK - 06 402 14.8:1 10 miles
Community Elementary
Coffeyville, KS
Public PK - 06 983 13.5:1 14 miles
Heller Elementary
Neodesha, KS
Public PK - 03 256 15.5:1 14 miles
Tyro Community Christian School
Tyro, KS
Private PK - 12 100 8:1 15 miles
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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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