Recent News

ISD Boundary Information

With the addition of the ISD’s 20th elementary school, the district has made boundary changes, which will begin in the 2019-2020 school year. These boundary changes are necessary to reduce overcrowding, eliminate mobile trailers and allow for growth at schools across the district.

Academy Jamboree January 24th

The Jamboree will allow parents and students to get more information about ISD Academies and Pathways before students register for classes.

Elementary Students Score with Chiefs Inspired Lesson

Excitement for learning and the Kansas City Chiefs are inspiring teachers and students in the Independence School District.

Free Adult Education Program Offered in the ISD

Sign up now for free instructor-led courses designed to prepare you to attain the academic skills needed to successfully pass the HiSet® exam.

Vaccination Clinics for ISD Students

The Jackson County Health Department is working with your student’s school to give the vaccines for Tdap, MCV and HPV.

Students Perform Holiday Favorites Around the ISD

Listen to these wonderful performances by middle and high school choirs and orchestras as they performed holiday favorites to buildings around the Independence School District.

ISD Students Beyond the Classroom

Take a look at these exciting moments as students learn about local and national history, the water cycle, farm life and more through study trips.

Missouri Assessment Program

The Independence School District has received individual Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) testing results. MAP results will be sent home in January with student report cards.

Christmas Concert Raises $20,000 for Local Families

More than 1,000 Independence School District fourth grade students performed in the 33rd Annual Mayor's Christmas Concert.

Van Horn High School Ribbon Cutting

Thank you to everyone who joined us for the ribbon cutting to celebrate the completion of the new addition at Van Horn High School on Tuesday, November 20!

Mission 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, February 12, 2019 at 6 p.m.

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