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ISD Students Help Spruce Up Independence

More than 200 ISD high school students, teachers, coaches and administrators volunteered to help clean up Independence on Monday, May 21.

Breakfast and Lunch Served this Summer in the ISD

Thanks to a federally funded program coordinated through the Independence School District Nutrition Services Department, children and teenagers have the opportunity to receive free school breakfasts and lunches on weekdays this summer.

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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.

ISD Retirees Honored at Annual Banquet

Thank you to our retirees for your years of service to the students of the Independence School District!


Gearing Up for Kindergarten

If you have not yet registered your child for Kindergarten for the upcoming school year, please call your neighborhood school to complete registration.

ISD Students Shine at Academy Awards

Congratulations to the students, teachers and Industry Partners honored at the Second Annual Academy Awards on May 3.

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ISD Student Receives Gates Scholarship

Truman High School senior Leslye Quintanilla has received the prestigious Gates Scholarship.

ISD Robotics Wins Division and Third Overall at World Competition

The First Bots of Independence (FBI) robotics team won the Newton Division at the 2018 FIRST Robotics World Championships.


ISD Students Explore Science with Augmented Reality

The Google Expeditions AR Pioneer Program brings science to life by using augmented reality to generate objects before students' very eyes.

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.

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, June 12, 2018 at 6 p.m.