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 64
7 95
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Independence Middle School is a public elementary school located in Independence, VA in the Grayson County Public Schools. It enrolls 159 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 16.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 159
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 9.84

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Independence Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 84
(53%)
505
(50%)
 Male 75
(47%)
503
(50%)

Independence Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 135
(85%)
892
(88%)
 Hispanic 16
(10%)
84
(8%)
 Black 7
(4%)
26
(3%)
 Two or More 1
(1%)
6
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Independence Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 89
(56%)
616
(61%)
 Not Eligible 60
(38%)
293
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 10
(6%)
99
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Independence Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (62.3%) is higher than the state average of 44.7%. 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 370
2006 359
2007 398
2008 396
2009 217
2010 208
2011 182
2012 169
2013 176
2014 178
2015 159

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.2
2006 17.6
2007 19.3
2008 20.3
2009 15.2
2010 15.2
2011 12.7
2012 11.9
2013 14.1
2014 12.8
2015 16.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.62432432432432
2006 0.60445682451253
2007 0.51005025125628
2008 0.54040404040404
2009 0.63133640552995
2010 0.53365384615385
2011 0.55494505494505
2012 0.63313609467456
2013 0.57954545454545
2014 0.62921348314607
2015 0.62264150943396

Compare Independence Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,413.6% 14.1:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,620.0% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 62.3%
 

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