Independence school information

Average Test Scores61%65%68%
Student/Teacher ratio16:114:116:1
Total public schools31,33479,235
Total private schools139524,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1757,965

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  • The average school test scores in Independence are 10% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Independence.
  • 65.5% of people in Independence have completed 8th grade.
  • 62.9% of people in Independence have completed high school.
  • 11.1% of people in Independence have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Independence

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  • Independence Elementary School221 Tiger AvenueGrades: PK - 04Students: 482 · Ratio: 14:162
  • Independence High School270 Tiger AvenueGrades: 08 - 12Students: 548 · Ratio: 18:164
  • Independence Middle Magnet SchoolP.O. Box 97Grades: 04 - 08Students: 333 · Ratio: 20:158

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Education level achieved in Independence

Completed 8th grade65.5%79.5%83.8%
Completed high school62.9%77.6%82.4%
Completed some college34.5%48.9%58.4%
Completed associate degree15.4%27.5%37.2%
Completed bachelors11.1%22.1%29.3%
Completed masters3.9%7.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree0.9%2.4%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.5%0.9%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.
Springfield, LA42679%16%
Albany, LA1,54576%12%
Livingston, LA1,92273%7%
Ponchatoula, LA6,75168%1%
Natalbany, LA2,90052%23%
Independence, LA1,91361%10%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Lakin, KS1,91393%37%
Pinedale, WY1,91377%14%
Memphis, MO1,91364%6%
Lee, MA1,91458%14%
Calhoun Falls, SC1,91283%22%
Independence, LA1,91361%10%
Source: The Independence, LA 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.