Independence Sr High School



Independence Sr High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Independence Sr High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 7
1 4
2 6
3 6
4 8
5 10
6 5
7 3
8 2
9 141
10 134
11 139
12 136

Independence Sr High School is a public elementary school located in Independence, KS in the Independence School District. It enrolls 601 students in grades 1st through 12th. Independence Sr High School is the 42nd largest public school in Kansas and the 13,602nd largest nationally. It has 13.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 601
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 44.4
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 13,602nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 42nd out of 754
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 272nd out of 706
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 17th out of 706

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Independence Sr High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 307
(51%)
1,088
(52%)
 Female 294
(49%)
1,003
(48%)

Independence Sr High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 477
(79%)
1,610
(77%)
 Hispanic 41
(7%)
144
(7%)
 Two or More 32
(5%)
132
(6%)
 Black 31
(5%)
140
(7%)
 American Indian 17
(3%)
49
(2%)
 Asian 3
(0%)
14
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Independence Sr High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 282
(47%)
747
(36%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 257
(43%)
1,094
(52%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 62
(10%)
250
(12%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 753 ranked schools in Kansas, Independence Sr High School is ranked 105th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Independence Sr High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (53.1%) 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 Sr High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 656
2006 627
2007 593
2008 582
2009 584
2010 569
2011 630
2012 632
2013 627
2014 603
2015 601

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.5
2006 12.9
2007 15.4
2008 15.1
2009 13.1
2010 13.2
2011 13.3
2012 13.8
2013 13.2
2014 12.9
2015 13.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.41920731707317
2006 0.4274322169059
2007 0.43338954468803
2008 0.47594501718213
2009 0.51541095890411
2010 0.50615114235501
2011 0.47936507936508
2012 0.47151898734177
2013 0.50877192982456
2014 0.52072968490879
2015 0.53078202995008

Compare Independence Sr High School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,350.0% 13.5:1
 
1,374.3% 13.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 51.7%
 
This School 53.1%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Independence Sr High School
Independence, KS
Public KG - 12 601 13.5:1  
Eisenhower Elementary
Independence, KS
Public PK - 02 513 16:1 1 miles
Independence Middle School
Independence, KS
Public 06 - 08 429 12:1 1 miles
Zion Lutheran School
Independence, KS
Private PK - 08 85 9:1 2 miles
Jefferson School
Independence, KS
Public PK - 08 548 16.6:1 2 miles
St Andrew Catholic School
Independence, KS
Private PK - 08 137 10:1 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
North Lawn Elementary
Neodesha, KS
Public 04 - 06 163 13.8:1 14 miles
High Schools Elementary Schools

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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