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Independence Elementary (leave a review)
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+1 (803) 981-1135

132 West Springdale Road

Rock Hill, South Carolina


About Independence Elementary
Prekindergarten - 5th Grade

Independence Elementary is one of 28 schools in the York 03 district of South Carolina.

Independence Elementary is a regular school, specialising in Prekindergarten to 5th Grade. Compared to other schools in South Carolina, this is a relatively average sized school since it has an enrolment of 543 students.

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 $40,800, which is lower than the South Carolina state average of $47,707.

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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 Elementary 543$7,91516$40,8000.65
Rock Hill High (0.22 miles) 2001$7,65718$48,9250.62
Castle Heights Middle (0.56 miles) 828$8,51916$45,8220.60
Lesslie Elementary (1.66 miles) 321$10,52414$49,7500.48
Belleview Elementary (1.84 miles) 477$9,55714$57,8070.62
Northside Elementary (2.74 miles) 519$9,94613$41,7900.65

Independence Elementary

Number of pupils543
Funding per pupil$7,915
Pupils per teacher16
Average teacher salary$40,800
Diversity index0.65

Rock Hill High (0.22 miles)

Number of pupils2001
Funding per pupil$7,657
Pupils per teacher18
Average teacher salary$48,925
Diversity index0.62

Castle Heights Middle (0.56 miles)

Number of pupils828
Funding per pupil$8,519
Pupils per teacher16
Average teacher salary$45,822
Diversity index0.60

Lesslie Elementary (1.66 miles)

Number of pupils321
Funding per pupil$10,524
Pupils per teacher14
Average teacher salary$49,750
Diversity index0.48

Belleview Elementary (1.84 miles)

Number of pupils477
Funding per pupil$9,557
Pupils per teacher14
Average teacher salary$57,807
Diversity index0.62

Northside Elementary (2.74 miles)

Number of pupils519
Funding per pupil$9,946
Pupils per teacher13
Average teacher salary$41,790
Diversity index0.65
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Rankings within South Carolina
There are 1,266 schools in South Carolina. Rankings don't always go up to 1,266 because some schools have missing data.
633rdlargest school
679thhighest number of FTE teachers
785thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
1032ndhighest average teaching salary
702ndhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
149thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
89thhighest diversity index
701sthighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Prekindergarten - 5th Grade: 6 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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