Independence school information

IndexIndependenceKansasNational
Average Test Scores84%84%68%
Student/Teacher ratio14:114:116:1
Total public schools597079,235
Total private schools319024,875
Total post-secondary schools1867,965

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  • The average school test scores in Independence are 24% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Independence.
  • 84.2% of people in Independence have completed 8th grade.
  • 83.1% of people in Independence have completed high school.
  • 20.3% of people in Independence have completed a bachelors degree.

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  • Eisenhower Elem501 SpruceGrades: PK - 02Students: 514 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • Independence Middle300 W LocustGrades: 06 - 08Students: 397 · Ratio: 12:184
  • Independence Sr High1301 N 10ThGrades: 09 - 12Students: 569 · Ratio: 14:1n/a
  • Jefferson School2101 N. 13Th StreetGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a

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Education level achieved in Independence

IndexIndependenceKansasNational
Completed 8th grade84.2%87.1%83.8%
Completed high school83.1%85.7%82.4%
Completed some college59.9%62.8%58.4%
Completed associate degree31.3%38.5%37.2%
Completed bachelors20.3%30.7%29.3%
Completed masters6.8%10.8%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.4%2.9%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.1%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Independence (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Neodesha, KS2,22990%32%
Cherryvale, KS2,11687%27%
Coffeyville, KS10,03471%4%
Independence, KS9,28284%24%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Pleasanton, TX9,28377%13%
Clinton, OK9,28181%19%
Tomah, WI9,28176%11%
Clarksville, AR9,28682%21%
Fairless Hills, PA9,28973%7%
Independence, KS9,28284%24%
Source: The Independence, KS education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.