ISD Shows Significant Academic Growth
The Independence School District is proud to announce significant growth on the Annual Performance Report. The ISD’s score of 95 percent reflects the highest academic growth over the last year of any school district in our area.
ISD Academies Honored as Education Innovator of the Year
The Missouri Chamber of Commerce has named the Academies of the Independence School District the Education Innovator of the Year.
ISD Honors 2017 McCoy Award Recipients
Proud parents, guardians, families and teachers filled the William Chrisman High School auditorium to honor 150 recipients of the McCoy Award.
Students Represent ISD in All-State Choir
Three ISD high school students are representing the Independence School District in the 2017 Missouri All-State Choir.
Progress as Promised – Bond Project Updates
Plans and construction in the Independence School District are moving forward after voters passed a $38 million bond in April with an overwhelming majority of 84.95% support.
ISD Honored with Early Childhood Education Award
The Independence School District has received the Early Childhood Education Program of the Year Award presented by the Missouri School Board Association.
ISD Academies Culinary Program
Check out this video about the ISD Business Academy, Culinary Pathway - this highlights the great work happening within our Academies to prepare ISD students for college and careers.
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.
Academies of ISD Launch Student-Operated Bakery
The Academies of the Independence School District celebrated the grand opening of the student-operated bakery A Taste of Independence on the historic Independence Square.
ISD Students and Staff Raise $30,000 for United Way
Dunk tanks and slime the principal were just a couple of the fun and creative incentives used in the ISD to raise $30,145 for the United Way of Greater Kansas City!