Recent News

Guidelines for Fall Athletics and Activities

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Independence School District has developed the following guidelines to keep our students, coaches, officials and fans safe at our sporting events and activities.

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 2020.

Free Breakfast and Lunch Available

The Independence School District serves drive-up lunches Monday through Friday at Truman High School, Van Horn High School and William Chrisman High School for students enrolled in virtual learning and students attending school virtually as part of the Hybrid Plan.

ISD Lowers Emissions and Fuel Costs with Propane Buses

The Independence School District has added 10 propane-powered school buses to its fleet.

ISD Support Email

ISD families can email with any questions about Chromebooks, Canvas, FuelEd, admissions and other academic needs.

Welcome Back to School in the Independence School District

We are excited to safely welcome our students back to school in the Independence School District for the 2020-2021 school year!

First Day of School in the ISD

The 2020-2021 school year begins on August 24th in the Independence School District. You can find important information about the first day of school for in-person and virtual learners below.

2020-2021 Back to School Information

When we return to school on August 24, we will return in our Hybrid Plan.

Return to School 2020-2021

This plan is intended to serve as guidance for Independence School District Fall 2020 school reentry.

Class of 2020 Graduation Ceremonies

Watch the Class of 2020 graduation ceremonies from William Chrisman High School, Van Horn High School and Truman High School here.

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.

School Calendars

Upcoming Board of Education Meeting
Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at 6 p.m.

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