Recent News

ISD Boundary Information

With the addition of the ISD’s 20th elementary school, the district has made boundary changes, which will begin in the 2019-2020 school year. These boundary changes are necessary to reduce overcrowding, eliminate mobile trailers and allow for growth at schools across the district.

Christmas Concert Raises $20,000 for Local Families

More than 1,000 Independence School District fourth grade students performed in the 33rd Annual Mayor's Christmas Concert.

Van Horn High School Ribbon Cutting

Thank you to everyone who joined us for the ribbon cutting to celebrate the completion of the new addition at Van Horn High School on Tuesday, November 20!

Independence School District Raised $30,500 for United Way

Principals and teachers getting duct taped to a wall, kissing a pig and getting pied in the face are just a couple of the creative incentives used in the Independence School District to raise more than $30,000 for the United Way of Greater Kansas City!

ISD Honors 2018 McCoy Award Recipients

Proud parents, guardians, families and teachers honored 150 recipients of the McCoy Award from Truman High School, Van Horn High School and William Chrisman High School.

ISD Freshmen Explore Career Options

More than 1,000 ISD freshmen visited MCC's Business and Technology Center in October, meeting with leaders from more than 60 area businesses during the district’s annual Career Fair.

Independence Arts and Technology Ribbon Cutting

The ISD Academies have a new space for students interested in art, robotics, broadcasting and digital marketing at Independence Arts and Technology.

Hundreds Enjoy Independence School District Kids Run

Hundreds of Independence School District elementary students participated in our first ISD Kids Run around the historic Independence Square. Thank you to the students who joined us, the running club coaches for all of your hard work and the parents and families who woke up early to support!

2018 Independence School District Parade

Thousands took part in the third annual Independence School District parade on Saturday, October 20th.

ISD Parade, ISD Kids Run & Open Houses Information

Mark your calendars to celebrate the Independence School District during the all-district parade on Saturday, October 20th at 9 a.m.

Mission The Independence School District will ensure that each learner will achieve the skills and self-confidence to be successful in an ever-changing world.

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Upcoming Board of Education Meeting
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at 6 p.m.

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