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District Honors 2015 McCoy Award Winners

November 13, 2015

Proud parents, guardians, families and teachers filled the William Chrisman High School auditorium to honor 130 recipients of the McCoy Award- given to students from Truman, Van Horn and William Chrisman for academic excellence during their first four semesters of high school. Each recipient took the stage and was presented their McCoy medal by Superintendent […]

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ISD Schools Honor, Thank Veterans for Service to Country

In school cafeterias and gymnasiums throughout the ISD, military veterans were recognized and thanked during a variety of unique and heartfelt Veterans Day programs and assemblies. For the third straight year, fifth-grade students at Luff Elementary planned and performed during their assembly. Fifth-graders sang several songs, including Thankful for the U.S.A. and read aloud about the […]

Independence Schools Show Major Gains in APR

The Independence School District is proud to announce significant growth on the Annual Performance Report. Our academic growth over the last year shows the largest gain of any school district in the state (having 10,000+ students).  The ISD scored 125 out of 140 points for 89.3 percent.  That is an increase from 80 percent last year […]

ISD Freshmen Get Business Boost

Today, the Independence School District shared in an incredible partnership to help ISD freshmen begin their career path. The district held a Career Skills Fair at MCC’s Business and Technology Center. This was an amazing opportunity for 1,000 students to partner with more than 70 area businesses to learn more about how they do business. […]

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