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Independence Elementary School is located in the Tangipahoa Parish district of the state of Louisiana. It is one of 34 schools in its district.
A relatively average sized school, it has an enrolment of 455 students from Prekindergarten to 4th Grade and is classified as a regular school.
In recent years, the number of teachers has remained static while the pupil population has remained static in a similar timeframe.
The average teacher's salary is $27,420, which is lower than the Louisiana state average of $48,011.
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.
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.
|School||Number of pupils||Funding per pupil||Pupils per teacher||Average teacher salary||Diversity index|
|Independence Elementary School||455||$2,889||11||$27,420||0.62|
|Independence High School (0.15 miles)||404||$1,558||10||$41,891||0.56|
|Independence Middle Magnet School (0.68 miles)||288||$2,582||$32,647||0.56|
|Lucille Nesom Middle School (4.02 miles)||446||$1,224||12||$40,660||0.57|
|Midway Elementary School (5.46 miles)||689||$1,808||$27,944||0.62|
|Loranger Elementary School (5.78 miles)||697||$1,434||14||$34,446||0.45|
|Number of pupils||455|
|Funding per pupil||$2,889|
|Pupils per teacher||11|
|Average teacher salary||$27,420|
|Number of pupils||404|
|Funding per pupil||$1,558|
|Pupils per teacher||10|
|Average teacher salary||$41,891|
|Number of pupils||288|
|Funding per pupil||$2,582|
|Pupils per teacher|
|Average teacher salary||$32,647|
|Number of pupils||446|
|Funding per pupil||$1,224|
|Pupils per teacher||12|
|Average teacher salary||$40,660|
|Number of pupils||689|
|Funding per pupil||$1,808|
|Pupils per teacher|
|Average teacher salary||$27,944|
|Number of pupils||697|
|Funding per pupil||$1,434|
|Pupils per teacher||14|
|Average teacher salary||$34,446|
Prekindergarten - 4th Grade: 6 hours
Kindergarten: 177 days
1st Grade - 11th Grade: 177 days
12th Grade: 177 days