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Inspire Friends Mentor ISD Students

Inspiring Greatness! More than 150 Independence School District Foundation volunteers serve as mentors to empower and support students through the Inspire Friends program. Visit to learn more about the ISD Foundation and ways to get involved!

Kindergarten Registration for the 2020-2021 School Year

Mark your calendar for ISD kindergarten registration night on Tuesday, March 31st between 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. at every district elementary school.

ISD Academies Host Jamboree

All 8th-11th grade ISD students had the opportunity to participate in our Academy Jamboree on Thursday, January 23. 

Students Fill Leadership Buckets as Part of Leader In Me Initiative

Students in Ms. Guzman's second grade class at Three Trails Elementary spent time learning about leadership and filling each other's buckets as part of the Leader In Me initiative.

ISD Eighth Grade Students Tour High School Capstone Opportunities

All eighth grade students in the ISD have the opportunity to tour Academy capstone courses prior to enrolling in high school.

Bridge Program Helps Students Get Back on Track Toward Graduation

The Bridge Program in the Independence School District focuses on student empowerment by providing struggling students with the tools and support to get back on track toward graduation.

High School Students in Life Skills Spread Holiday Cheer

William Chrisman High School students in the Life Skills Program are spreading holiday cheer and practicing greetings by passing out hot chocolate to staff and their fellow students.

ISD Students Perform at Annual Christmas Concert

More than 1,000 Independence School District fourth grade students performed holiday favorites at the 34th Annual Mayor's Christmas Concert.

Independence School District Named Missouri Best-In-State Employer by Forbes

The Independence School District has been recognized on the Forbes list of America's Best-In-State Employers 2019.

ISD Honors 2019 McCoy Award Recipients

Proud parents, guardians, families and teachers filled the William Chrisman High School auditorium to honor 150 recipients of the McCoy Award.

Mission By providing quality education, 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, March 10, 2020 at 6 p.m.

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