Independence school information

Average Test Scores61%70%68%
Student/Teacher ratio22:120:116:1
Total public schools51,09779,235
Total private schoolsn/a36124,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a897,965

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  • The average school test scores in Independence are 11% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Independence.
  • 71.5% of people in Independence have completed 8th grade.
  • 69.2% of people in Independence have completed high school.
  • 17.6% of people in Independence have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Independence

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  • Central High School1530 Monmouth StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 858 · Ratio: 25:154
  • Henry Hill Elementary School750 5Th StGrades: KG - 05Students: 263 · Ratio: 19:155
  • Independence Elementary School150 S 4Th StGrades: KG - 05Students: 342 · Ratio: 20:167
  • Talmadge Middle School510 16Th StGrades: 06 - 08Students: 692 · Ratio: 21:167

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Education level achieved in Independence

Completed 8th grade71.5%85.9%83.8%
Completed high school69.2%84.9%82.4%
Completed some college54.1%64.9%58.4%
Completed associate degree29.1%38.3%37.2%
Completed bachelors17.6%30.1%29.3%
Completed masters6.7%11.2%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.0%3.4%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.0%1.4%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.
Keizer, OR36,87577%13%
Turner, OR2,27275%11%
Monmouth, OR9,76972%6%
Dallas, OR14,78872%5%
Salem, OR157,96770%2%
Independence, OR8,65461%11%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Alexandria, KY8,65472%6%
Harwood Heights, IL8,65691%34%
Trinidad, CO8,65749%28%
Thief River Falls, MN8,66254%20%
Bradford, PA8,66578%14%
Independence, OR8,65461%11%
Source: The Independence, OR 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.