Independence, KS
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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 School District Details

Independence School District
517 North 10th Street
Independence, KS 67301

2,107 Students enrolled in District

4 Schools in District

14 Students Per Classroom (State average is 14)

Independence School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Kansas

(10 is best)

Better than of KS 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
Eisenhower Elem School
501 Spruce
Independence, KS, 67301
PK-02
Independence Middle School
300 W Locust
Independence, KS, 67301
06-08
Independence Sr High School
1301 N 10th
Independence, KS, 67301
KG-12
Jefferson School
2101 N. 13th Street
Independence, KS, 67301
PK-08

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 82.5% 68.8%
Black 7.2% 7.5%
Hispanic 6.6% 19.9%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.8% 2.8%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 2.9% 1.0%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 62.8% 49.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 50.4% 39.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 12.4% 9.6%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,511 $12,184,821 51.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $261 $577,071 2.4%
Staff $266 $588,126 2.5%
General Administration $306 $676,566 2.8%
School Administration $640 $1,415,040 5.9%
Operation $1,148 $2,538,228 10.6%
Transportation $158 $349,338 1.5%
Other $61 $134,871 0.6%
Total Support $2,839 $6,277,029 26.3%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,460 $5,439,060 22.8%
Total Expenditures $10,810 $23,900,910 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,760 $2,864,471,818 50.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $469 $233,032,110 4.1%
Staff $370 $184,028,259 3.3%
General Administration $232 $115,370,002 2.0%
School Administration $549 $272,875,845 4.8%
Operation $934 $464,453,125 8.2%
Transportation $389 $193,542,591 3.4%
Other $229 $114,026,157 2.0%
Total Support $3,172 $1,577,382,735 27.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,433 $1,209,846,251 21.4%
Total Expenditures $11,365 $5,651,751,400 100.0%
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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