Recent News

Five ISD Schools Get Makeovers During Project Shine

More than 1,000 ISD teachers, students, administrators and volunteers from Independence businesses, churches and civic organizations spent their Saturday, June 24 cleaning, painting and beautifying five ISD schools during Project Shine.


Teachers Become Students in Externship Program

ISD teachers gain authentic career training through Project Lead the Way externship programs offered through Missouri Career Pathways, the Career Education Consortium and the Independence School District.

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Preschool Screenings

Screenings are underway for children ages 3-4 entering preschool in the ISD.


Thank you ISD CharacterPlus Community Partners

Thanks to our wonderful Character Plus community partners who are great supporters of our Independence School District students and staff!

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ISD Summer Arts Program Fosters Student Talent

More than 80 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.


More than 250 ISD Students Help Spruce Up Independence

More than 200 ISD high school students spent part of a summer Saturday cleaning up Independence.


ISD Graduations on City7

You can watch ISD graduations on City7 Sunday mornings in June!

Chrisman Football Coach Inducted into Hall of Fame

William Chrisman High School football coach Jeff Meyers will be inducted into the Greater Kansas City Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame on June 15.


Congratulations ISD Class of 2017

More than 850 students graduated from Independence School District high schools on May 20.

Breakfast and Lunch Served this Summer in the ISD

Nutritious, free meals will be available for kids ages 18 and under in the ISD (and eligible disabled adults) through the district’s Summer Food Service Program (SFSP).

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, July 11, 2017 at 6 p.m.