Independence Middle School

505 Sycamore Rd, Independence, MS 38618 | (662) 233-0252
  • Grades: 5-8
  • Student Enrollment: 467
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School Description

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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 505 Sycamore Rd., Independence, MS 38618
School District Details
  • Tate County School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $6,881
  • Graduation Rate: 61.6%
  • Dropout Rate: 4.1%
  • Students Per Teacher: 16.3
  • Enrolled Students: 3,027

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 467
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 27.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 17.3
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 254 (54.4%)
  • Females: 213 (45.6%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 44 (9.4%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 286 (61.2%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 330 (70.7%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Independence Middle School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black18038.5%
Asian--
Hispanic214.5%
White26657.0%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Independence Middle School
  Number Percent
5th Grade13629.1%
6th Grade10722.9%
7th Grade11324.2%
8th Grade11123.8%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 73%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:23%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 9 Years
  • Average Salary: $34,768
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Independence Middle School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$30,86373%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$45,18027%
Source: MS Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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