Avg. test scores 34%
High school dipl. 6%
Bachelors degree 32%
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Independence school information

Average Test Scores32%46%48%
Student/Teacher ratio22:120:116:1
Total public schools51,09779,221
Total private schoolsn/a36124,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a897,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Independence are 34% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Independence
  • 79.1% of people in Independence have completed 8th grade
  • 78.2% of people in Independence have completed high school
  • 20.5% of people in Independence have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Independence

      Completed 8th grade79.1%86.3%84.3%
      Completed high school78.2%85.4%83.0%
      Completed some college60.7%66.1%59.4%
      Completed associate degree32.8%39.9%38.5%
      Completed bachelors20.5%31.4%30.3%
      Completed masters7.2%11.9%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.2%3.6%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.9%1.5%1.3%

      Independence, OR School Districts

      • Central School District 13J

      There are a total of 5 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Independence. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Independence, OR schools is 32%. The average student to teacher ratio is 22:1. In Independence, OR, an average of 79.1% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 78.2% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Turner, OR2,30454%12.0%
      Keizer, OR37,49742%11.9%
      Salem, OR161,97542%13.1%
      Monmouth, OR9,91940%17.9%
      Dallas, OR15,17539%19.0%
      Independence, OR8,98232%33.8%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Toppenish, WA8,97728%42.6%
      Thomaston, GA8,97636%25.2%
      Clinton, MO8,98943%11.1%
      Mechanicsburg, PA8,98967%39.0%
      Fort Valley, GA8,97523%52.6%
      Independence, OR8,98232%33.8%
      Source: The Independence, OR 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.