Recent News

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.

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 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.

Important Summer Success Information

We are excited to welcome students to Summer Success on Wednesday, May 29, 2019!

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.

ISD High School Graduation Ceremonies

You can find the graduation live stream at

Leaving a Legacy

ISD seniors returned to their elementary and middle schools amid fanfare for a Legacy Walk during their final week of high school.

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, July 9, 2019 at 6 p.m.

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