Independence Elementary School



Independence Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Independence Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 127
2 126
3 97
4 97
5 76
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Independence Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Fargo, ND in the West Fargo 6 School District. It enrolls 523 students in grades 1st through 12th. Independence Elementary School is the 9th largest public school in North Dakota and the 19,811th largest nationally. It has 19.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 523
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 26.78

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Independence Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 267
(51%)
3,482
(49%)
 Male 256
(49%)
3,599
(51%)

Independence Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 411
(79%)
5,473
(77%)
 Black 36
(7%)
773
(11%)
 Hispanic 28
(5%)
283
(4%)
 Two or More 20
(4%)
189
(3%)
 Asian 20
(4%)
213
(3%)
 American Indian 7
(1%)
143
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
7
(0%)

Independence Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 397
(76%)
4,985
(70%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 110
(21%)
1,750
(25%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 16
(3%)
346
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 254 ranked schools in North Dakota, Independence Elementary School is ranked 39th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Independence Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (24.1%) is slightly lower than the state average of 33.1%. 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 Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2012 N/A
2013 210
2014 473
2015 523

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2012 N/A
2013 17.8
2014 19.1
2015 19.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2012
2013 N/A
2014 0.27906976744186
2015 0.24091778202677

Compare Independence Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,240.5% 12.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,950.0% 19.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 24.1%
 
State Average 33.1%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Independence Elementary School
Fargo, ND
Public 01 - 05 523 19.5:1  
Liberty Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 1,072 10.9:1 3 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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