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Independence Junior Senior High School (leave a review)
Contact Information

+1 (319) 334-7405

700 20Th Ave Sw

Independence, Iowa


About Independence Junior Senior High School
7th Grade - 12th Grade

Independence Junior Senior High School is one of 4 schools found in the Independence Comm School District of Iowa.

A relatively large school, it has an enrolment of 676 students from 7th Grade to 12th Grade and is classified as a regular school.

The number of teachers at Independence Junior Senior High School has remained static in recent years, and you can see from the pyramid chart on this page that the pupil population has lately remained static.

The average teacher's salary is $58,956, which is higher than the Iowa state average of $57,167.

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Students by Year Group
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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

This school is not eligible for Title I funding. Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Independence Junior Senior High School 676$15,47815$58,9560.11
East Elementary School (0.55 miles) 288$9,90712$54,1740.06
Early Childhood Center (0.58 miles) 44$8,47914$39,3620.13
West Elementary School (0.6 miles) 392$13,17014$49,8520.06
Perry #1 Elementary School (5.1 miles) 37$5,86219$49,3720.00
Jesup Elementary School (7.61 miles) 432$8,06017$47,9010.11

Independence Junior Senior High School

Number of pupils676
Funding per pupil$15,478
Pupils per teacher15
Average teacher salary$58,956
Diversity index0.11

East Elementary School (0.55 miles)

Number of pupils288
Funding per pupil$9,907
Pupils per teacher12
Average teacher salary$54,174
Diversity index0.06

Early Childhood Center (0.58 miles)

Number of pupils44
Funding per pupil$8,479
Pupils per teacher14
Average teacher salary$39,362
Diversity index0.13

West Elementary School (0.6 miles)

Number of pupils392
Funding per pupil$13,170
Pupils per teacher14
Average teacher salary$49,852
Diversity index0.06

Perry #1 Elementary School (5.1 miles)

Number of pupils37
Funding per pupil$5,862
Pupils per teacher19
Average teacher salary$49,372
Diversity index0.00

Jesup Elementary School (7.61 miles)

Number of pupils432
Funding per pupil$8,060
Pupils per teacher17
Average teacher salary$47,901
Diversity index0.11
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Rankings within Iowa
There are 1,377 schools in Iowa. Rankings don't always go up to 1,377 because some schools have missing data.
125thlargest school
119thhighest number of FTE teachers
824thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
435thhighest average teaching salary
957thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
724thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
1027thhighest diversity index
254thhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

7th Grade - 12th Grade: 6 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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