Back to School Information for 2018-2019
We are ready to welcome students back to school! The first day of the 2018-19 school year is August 16.
Eight ISD Students Compete at National Speech & Debate Competition
Eight high school students from the Independence School District competed at the National Speech & Debate Tournament in Fort Lauderdale.
Preschool Screenings Underway in the ISD
Screenings are underway for children age 4 entering preschool in the ISD. Students participate in a 30 minute screening comprised of hearing, vision, language, speech and preschool readiness testing.
ISD Kindergarten Registration
If you have not registered your child for kindergarten for the 2018-2019 school year, please visit your neighborhood elementary school during Registration Week scheduled for August 6th - 10th between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m.
ISD Summer Arts Program Fosters Student Talent
More than 70 talented writers, musicians, artists and performers from the Independence School District and nearby districts sharpen their skills at the George Caleb Bingham Academy of the Arts summer program.
ISD School Board Honored with Governance Team Award
The Independence School District Board of Education received the 2018 Governance Team Award presented by the Missouri School Boards’ Association.
Summer Success in the ISD
The Independence School District is proud to offer one of the largest summer school programs in the area. Students were all smiles as they reunited with friends and teachers for the first day!
Leaving a Legacy
ISD seniors returned to their elementary and middle schools amid fanfare for a Legacy Walk during their final week of high school. This is such a special time for the graduates to share their accomplishments, inspire younger students and for teachers to celebrate the success of their students.
ISD Students Help Spruce Up Independence
More than 200 ISD high school students, teachers, coaches and administrators volunteered to help clean up Independence on Monday, May 21.
Breakfast and Lunch Served this Summer in the ISD
Thanks to a federally funded program coordinated through the Independence School District Nutrition Services Department, children and teenagers have the opportunity to receive free school breakfasts and lunches on weekdays this summer.