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C+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B-
  2. Diversity
    B+
  3. Teachers
    B-
Independence Middle School is a public school located in Independence, KS. It has 429 students in grades 6-8 with a student-teacher ratio of 12 to 1. According to state test scores, 34% of students are at least proficient in math and 36% in reading.
Address
300 W Locust
Independence, KS 67301
Telephone
(620) 332-1836
Website

Independence Middle School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
36%
Percent Proficient - Math
34%
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Living in the Area
B+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    A
  2. Good for Families
    B
  3. Housing
    B
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$39,271
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$651
National
$949
Median Home Value
$68,100
National
$184,700

Students

Diversity
B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
429
Free or Reduced Lunch
63%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
12:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$46,874
Teachers in First/Second Year
5.6%
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I would suggest it IMS to students simply looking for a small environment, everyone knows everyone. The teachers are all fairly nice and do their best to help every student learn.
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