Independence Elementary School

701 Minnesota Ave, Big Lake, MN 55309 | (763) 262-2537
  • Grades: KG-5
  • Student Enrollment: 997
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School Description

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  • Mailing Address: 701 Minnesota Avenue, Big Lake, MN 55309
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 997
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 48.5
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 20.6
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 495 (49.6%)
  • Females: 502 (50.4%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 78 (7.8%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 220 (22.1%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 298 (29.9%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Independence Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian60.6%
Black414.1%
Asian191.9%
Hispanic363.6%
White89589.8%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Independence Elementary School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten16917.0%
1st Grade17017.1%
2nd Grade16216.2%
3rd Grade14914.9%
4th Grade17817.9%
5th Grade16917.0%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 51%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:49%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 10 Years
  • Average Salary: $44,995
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Independence Elementary School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$33,44433%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$50,77067%
Source: MN Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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