Recent News

A+ Scholarship Available to ISD High School Students

Independence School District high school students qualify for up to two years full tuition to any participating public community college or technical school in the state of Missouri.

Important Information on New ISD Payment System

The Independence School District is using a new payment system for school meals, activities, fees and obligations.

Early Education Registration in the ISD

The Independence School District has one of the largest Early Education Programs in Missouri, currently serving more than 850 children.

ISD Schools Get Makeover During Project Shine

More than 1,000 ISD teachers, students, administrators and volunteers from Independence businesses, churches and civic organizations spent their Saturday, June 22 cleaning, painting and beautifying four ISD schools during the 11th annual Project Shine.

ISD Summer Arts Program Fosters Student Talent

Throughout the five-week program, students focus on creative writing, music, theatre or visual art for four hours daily plus extended hours for field trips, including theatre performances.

Independence School District Named Missouri Best-In-State Employer by Forbes

The Independence School District has been recognized on the Forbes list of America's Best-In-State Employers 2019.

ISD Graduations on City7

You can watch ISD graduations on City7 Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings in June and July!

Bell Times for the 2019-2020 School Year

School starts in the ISD on Thursday, August 17. Please note the start and dismissal bell times for the upcoming school year.

ISD High School Class of 2019 Graduation Ceremonies

Congratulations to the Class of 2019! Watch the graduation ceremonies from Truman, Van Horn and William Chrisman High School here.

Summer Success in the ISD

The Independence School District is proud to offer one of the largest summer school programs in the state of Missouri.

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 13, 2019 at 6 p.m.

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