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Avg. test scores 25%
High school dipl. 3%
Bachelors degree 31%

Independence school information

IndexIndependenceKansasNational
Average Test Scores37%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:114:116:1
Total public schools597079,221
Total private schools319024,874
Total post-secondary schools1867,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Independence are 25% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Independence
  • 86.7% of people in Independence have completed 8th grade
  • 85.7% of people in Independence have completed high school
  • 20.9% of people in Independence have completed a bachelors degree

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Compare Independence, KS Schools

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      Education level achieved in Independence

      IndexIndependenceKansasNational
      Completed 8th grade86.7%87.4%84.3%
      Completed high school85.7%86.1%83.0%
      Completed some college61.8%63.7%59.4%
      Completed associate degree33.0%39.8%38.5%
      Completed bachelors20.9%31.6%30.3%
      Completed masters7.2%11.4%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.6%3.0%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.3%1.2%1.3%

      Independence, KS School Districts

      • Independence Unified School District 446

      There are a total of 5 public schools, 3 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Independence. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Independence, KS schools is 37%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Independence, KS, an average of 86.7% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 85.7% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Neodesha, KS2,03436%26%
      Cherryvale, KS2,22025%50%
      Coffeyville, KS9,79621%57%
      Independence, KS9,08437%25%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Saline, MI9,08265%31%
      Versailles, KY9,09158%17%
      Triangle, VA9,09271%44%
      New Baltimore, VA9,09785%73%
      Georgetown, SC9,07134%31%
      Independence, KS9,08437%25%
      Source: The Independence, KS education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 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.