News & Information

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.

ISD Graduation Photos

Please click this article for information about graduation photos.

Summer Success in the ISD

It was a great morning seeing families posing for photos together as parents dropped their students off for school. We are happy to see our staff and students safely coming together to learn both in-person and virtually today for Independence School District Summer Success!

Summer Success Bell Times

Summer Success will be held both in-person and virtual July 6th through July 31st Monday through Friday for all grade levels. View Summer Success locations below:

A Message From ISD Superintendent Dr. Dale Herl

Racism has no place in our schools, our community or our world. We condemn racism and violence. Even though school is not in session, we want to be clear that we stand with our staff and students and are here to support you.

Early Education in the ISD

If you or someone you know is interested in Early Education in the Independence School District, we are now scheduling screenings for possible enrollment.

Kindergarten Registration

Kindergarten registration is now open for the 2020-2021 school year at

Congratulations ISD Classified Employees of the Year

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

Congratulations ISD Teachers of the Year

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

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, August 11, 2020 at 6 p.m.

Visible Calendars