Independence, IA
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Independence Public Schools

Source & Methodology

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Independence Comm School District Details

Independence Comm School District
1207 1st St W
Independence, IA 50644

1,490 Students enrolled in District

4 Schools in District

14 Students Per Classroom (State average is 14)

Independence Comm School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Iowa

(10 is best)

Better than of IA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools in this District

School Grades
Early Childhood Center School
1011 1st St W
Independence, IA, 50644
PK-KG
East Elementary School
1103 First Street West
Independence, IA, 50644
KG-02
Independence Junior Senior High School
700 20th Ave Sw
Independence, IA, 50644
07-12
West Elementary School
1301 1st St W
Independence, IA, 50644
03-06

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 95.7% 81.2%
Black 1.2% 5.7%
Hispanic 2.2% 10.4%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.7% 2.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.2% 0.4%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 33.6% 39.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 25.2% 32.9%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 8.4% 6.7%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,753 $10,443,291 46.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $412 $554,964 2.4%
Staff $333 $448,551 2.0%
General Administration $213 $286,911 1.3%
School Administration $555 $747,585 3.3%
Operation $1,103 $1,485,741 6.6%
Transportation $418 $563,046 2.5%
Other $374 $503,778 2.2%
Total Support $3,408 $4,590,576 20.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $5,678 $7,648,266 33.7%
Total Expenditures $16,838 $22,680,786 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,410 $3,236,966,383 52.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $337 $170,410,528 2.7%
Staff $350 $176,600,126 2.8%
General Administration $244 $123,282,433 2.0%
School Administration $567 $286,386,305 4.6%
Operation $925 $467,326,879 7.5%
Transportation $402 $202,909,854 3.3%
Other $262 $132,545,859 2.1%
Total Support $3,088 $1,559,530,939 25.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,787 $1,407,134,747 22.7%
Total Expenditures $12,286 $6,203,629,027 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,487 $324,898,990,964 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $587 $29,383,130,681 4.7%
Staff $483 $24,167,878,083 3.8%
General Administration $205 $10,285,419,511 1.6%
School Administration $601 $30,113,641,000 4.8%
Operation $1,035 $51,821,442,969 8.2%
Transportation $475 $23,793,258,876 3.8%
Other $376 $18,849,723,887 3.0%
Total Support $3,762 $188,414,761,533 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,296 $114,973,102,384 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,545 $628,286,465,973 100.0%

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