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  • Independence Elementary School
  • 221 Tiger Avenue, Independence
  • Tangipahoa Parish
  • Grades: PK - 4 · Students: 484
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
  • Independence Middle Magnet School
  • P.o. Box 97, Independence
  • Tangipahoa Parish
  • Grades: 4 - 8 · Students: 283
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
  • Independence High School
  • 270 Tiger Avenue, Independence
  • Tangipahoa Parish
  • Grades: 8 - 12 · Students: 440
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1

Independence school information

Average Test Scores52%64%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:114:116:1
Total public schools31,33479,221
Total private schools139524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1757,963
The Independence, LA educational system consists of 3 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Independence public schools have average test scores of 52% which is 19% lower than than the Louisiana average and 5% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Independence public schools is 16:1, compared to 14:1 in Louisiana and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 66.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 64.6% have completed high school, 12.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Independence

Completed 8th grade66.9%80.2%84.3%
Completed high school64.6%78.5%83.0%
Completed some college31.1%49.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree14.4%28.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors12.3%23.0%30.3%
Completed masters4.0%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.0%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.0%1.3%

Independence, LA School Districts

Tangipahoa Parish School District

There are a total of 3 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Independence. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Independence, LA schools is 52%. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In Independence, LA, an average of 66.9% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 64.6% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Independence schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Independence, LA schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Albany, LA1,42976%54%
Springfield, LA42272%46%
Livingston, LA1,81670%42%
Ponchatoula, LA6,94465%31%
Roseland, LA1,03160%21%
Independence, LA1,70452%5%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Newaygo, MI1,70435%29%
Hudson, IL1,70427%45%
Prairie Grove, IL1,70445%10%
Claysburg, PA1,70444%10%
Horton, KS1,70430%40%
Independence, LA1,70452%5%
Source: The Independence, LA 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.