Independence school information

Average Test Scoresn/a52%49%
Student/Teacher ration/a16:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a2,22479,221
Total private schoolsn/a47724,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1407,963
The Independence, MN educational system consists of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Independence public schools have average test scores of n/a which is equal to than the Minnesota average and equal to than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Independence public schools is n/a, compared to 16:1 in Minnesota and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 97.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 97.7% have completed high school, 48.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Independence are equal to the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Independence.
  • 97.7% of people in Independence have completed 8th grade.
  • 97.7% of people in Independence have completed high school.
  • 48.3% of people in Independence have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Independence

Completed 8th grade97.7%90.5%84.3%
Completed high school97.7%89.5%83.0%
Completed some college79.4%66.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree55.9%45.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors48.3%34.2%30.3%
Completed masters11.8%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.8%3.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.5%1.4%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Deephaven, MN3,78684%71%
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Hanover, MN3,06483%68%
Waverly, MN1,44682%67%
Independence, MN3,687n/a 

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Independence, MN3,687n/a 
Source: The Independence, MN 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.