Recent News

ISD Robotics Team Qualifies for World Championships

The First Bots of Independence (FBI) robotics team claimed victory at the Greater Kansas City Regional Competition, qualifying for the FIRST Robotics World Championships.

ISD Hosts Free Job Fair for High School Students

The Independence School District has partnered with area businesses to host a free job fair this Tuesday, March 20th from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at William Chrisman High School.

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Congratulations ISD Classified Employees of the Year

Congratulations Classified Employees of the Year in the Independence School District!


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.


Congratulations ISD Teachers of the Year

Congratulations to all of our Teachers of the Year in the Independence School District!

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Gearing Up for Kindergarten

Mark your calendar for ISD Kindergarten Registration Night on Thursday, April 12 from 5-7 p.m. at every district elementary school.

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ISD Student Elizabeth Clark Named National Merit Finalist

Truman High School senior Elizabeth Clark has been honored through the prestigious National Merit Scholarship Program.

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Preschool Screenings Underway in the ISD

Screenings are underway for children age 4 entering preschool in the ISD. Students participate in a 30 minute screening comprised of hearing, vision, language, speech and preschool readiness testing.

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ISD Students Give Back to Community

Each of our 29 schools is doing their own service project or hosting an event this school year to give back to the Independence community.

Progress as Promised – Bond Construction Update

Construction is underway across the Independence School District thanks to the passage of a $38 million bond to ease overcrowding, eliminate all mobile trailers in the district and advance the Academy model for all ISD high school students.

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, April 10, 2018 at 6 p.m.