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Independence Middle Magnet School (leave a review)
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+1 (985) 878-4376

300 West Second Street

Independence, Louisiana


About Independence Middle Magnet School
4th Grade - 8th Grade

Independence Middle Magnet School is located in the Tangipahoa Parish district of the state of Louisiana. It is one of 34 schools in its district.

Independence Middle Magnet School is a regular school, specialising in 4th Grade to 8th Grade. Compared to other schools in Louisiana, this is a relatively average sized school since it has an enrolment of 288 students.

The number of teachers at Independence Middle Magnet 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 $32,647, which is lower than the Louisiana state average of $48,011.

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Students by Year Group
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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

School-wide program

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 Middle Magnet School 288$2,582$32,6470.56
Independence Elementary School (0.68 miles) 455$2,88911$27,4200.62
Independence High School (0.83 miles) 404$1,55810$41,8910.56
Lucille Nesom Middle School (4.4 miles) 446$1,22412$40,6600.57
Amite High School (5.74 miles) 443$1,470$44,1800.29
Midway Elementary School (5.84 miles) 689$1,808$27,9440.62

Independence Middle Magnet School

Number of pupils288
Funding per pupil$2,582
Pupils per teacher
Average teacher salary$32,647
Diversity index0.56

Independence Elementary School (0.68 miles)

Number of pupils455
Funding per pupil$2,889
Pupils per teacher11
Average teacher salary$27,420
Diversity index0.62

Independence High School (0.83 miles)

Number of pupils404
Funding per pupil$1,558
Pupils per teacher10
Average teacher salary$41,891
Diversity index0.56

Lucille Nesom Middle School (4.4 miles)

Number of pupils446
Funding per pupil$1,224
Pupils per teacher12
Average teacher salary$40,660
Diversity index0.57

Amite High School (5.74 miles)

Number of pupils443
Funding per pupil$1,470
Pupils per teacher
Average teacher salary$44,180
Diversity index0.29

Midway Elementary School (5.84 miles)

Number of pupils689
Funding per pupil$1,808
Pupils per teacher
Average teacher salary$27,944
Diversity index0.62
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Rankings within Louisiana
There are 1,400 schools in Louisiana. Rankings don't always go up to 1,400 because some schools have missing data.
1097thlargest school
1258thhighest average teaching salary
110thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
495thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
301sthighest diversity index
681sthighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

4th Grade - 8th Grade: 6 hours

Kindergarten: 177 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 177 days

12th Grade: 177 days

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