A community united to improve the quality of life through education.

District Mission Statement:

By providing a 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.

District Values Statements:

  • All students can learn.
  • All people have the right to be accepted and treated with respect.
  • Schools will be safe; orderly and caring environments.
  • Effective teaching/learning is the responsibility of the family, school and community.
  • High academic and behavioral standards are expected.

District Level Goals:

  • Increase student achievement and performance.
  • Align district programs and services for continuity and cohesiveness.
  • Maximize resources to facilitate learning.