Independence Middle School

Public, Magnet 6-8

 4001 Greenway Dr
       Jupiter, FL  33458-8388


 (561) 799-7500

 School Website

District: Palm Beach

SchoolDigger Rank:
164th of 1,081 Florida Middle Schools


Student/teacher ratio:  18.3
Number of students:  1,378

Racial breakdown:

White:
63.3%
Hispanic:
23.6%
Two or more races:
4.6%
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Free/discounted lunch recipients:  28.7%

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We updated the 2018-19 rankings and test scores for this school on Friday, June 28, 2019.


Performance Trends
Compare Details In 2019, Independence Middle School ranked better than 84.8% of middle schools in Florida. It also ranked 5th among 37 ranked middle schools in the Palm Beach School District. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2019 the calculated Average Standard Score was 83.09. (See more...)
Student Body
Compare Details Racial makeup is: White (63.3%), Hispanic (23.6%), two or more races (4.6%). (See more...)
Compare Details 28.7% of students are receiving a free or discounted lunch. (See more...)
Teachers
Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at Independence Middle School is 18.3. 24 middle schools in the Palm Beach School District have better student/teacher ratios. (See more...)
Compare Independence Middle School employs 75 full-time teachers.
Finance
Details The average total spent per student at Independence Middle School is $7,718. 29 middle schools in the Palm Beach School District spend more per student.
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Schooldigger 2019 Rankings:

Independence Middle School:

SchoolDigger ranks Independence Middle School 164th of 1081 Florida public middle schools. (See Independence Middle School in the ranking list.)

Palm Beach:

SchoolDigger ranks Palm Beach 31st of 68 Florida school districts. (See district ranking list.)


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Rank History for Independence Middle School

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Middle Schools FL State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2004 90.72 32nd 593 94.6%
2005 87.91 52nd 602 91.4%
2006 90.33 46th 675 93.2%
2007 85.94 80th 736 89.1%
2008 84.45 92nd 740 87.6%
2009 86.34 78th 780 90.0%
2010 87.37 70th 839 91.7%
2011 88.83 61st 891 93.2%
2012 87.11 90th 897 90.0%
2013 87.63 77th 956 91.9%
2014 82.00 148th 999 85.2%
2016 83.91 135th 997 86.5%
2017 82.52 161st 1031 84.4%
2018 85.04 141st 1035 86.4%
2019 83.09 164th 1081 84.8%

Data source: test scores: Florida Department of Education, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

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Data source: Florida Department of Education

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by a student
Saturday, September 1, 2012

Open Quote I absolutely love the school. All the teachers are amazing and extremely helpful. I'm an athlete and love being on the teams and representing my school. Being in Geometry Honors is difficult but the teacher is awesome. I just love the school and it has a very good principal. Close Quote



Enrollment information for Independence Middle School

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
2002 824 43 14 53 4 n/a n/a 0 938
2003 824 43 14 53 4 n/a n/a 0 938
2004 1164 57 23 87 8 n/a n/a 0 1339
2005 1165 93 28 117 8 n/a n/a 0 1411
2006 1086 84 35 102 8 n/a n/a 0 1315
2007 922 84 30 106 7 n/a n/a 68 1217
2008 912 80 31 113 5 n/a n/a 65 1206
2009 916 121 38 134 11 n/a n/a 63 1283
2010 938 109 39 154 16 n/a n/a 34 1290
2011 933 93 33 182 14 3 28 0 1286
2012 950 90 22 201 15 0 30 0 1308
2013 986 64 31 198 10 0 33 0 1322
2014 979 54 38 216 6 1 36 0 1330
2015 945 46 50 236 2 1 47 0 1327
2016 945 48 51 255 4 2 44 0 1349
2017 944 52 58 310 4 1 56 0 1425
2018 929 60 63 304 2 2 53 0 1413
2019 872 61 53 325 3 1 63 0 1378

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Enrollment/Ethnicity
For more information about how the Department of Education defines ethnicity, see Defining Race and Ethnicity Data, National Center for Education Statistics

Students eligible for free or discounted lunch at Independence Middle School

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
2002 938 37.0 25.4 8.3
2003 938 37.0 25.4 8.3
2004 1339 57.0 23.5 12.9
2005 1411 71.0 19.9 13.8
2006 1315 69.0 19.1 14
2007 1217 70.0 17.4 15.3
2008 1206 65.0 18.6 16
2009 1283 82.6 18.1 20.9
2010 1290 71.0 18.1 22.5
2011 1286 71.0 18.1 25.8
2012 1308 73.0 17.9 26.3
2013 1322 71.0 18.6 25.3
2014 1330 72.0 18.4 25.9
2015 1327 74.0 17.9 27.3
2016 1349 75.0 17.9 27.9
2017 1425 75.0 19.0 29.7
2018 1413 78.0 18.1 28.7
2019 1378 75.0 18.3 28.7

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Students eligible for discounted/free lunch
For information about the National School Lunch Program, see the USDA Website

Student/Teacher Ratio Independence Middle School

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
2002 938 37.0 25.4 8.3
2003 938 37.0 25.4 8.3
2004 1339 57.0 23.5 12.9
2005 1411 71.0 19.9 13.8
2006 1315 69.0 19.1 14
2007 1217 70.0 17.4 15.3
2008 1206 65.0 18.6 16
2009 1283 82.6 18.1 20.9
2010 1290 71.0 18.1 22.5
2011 1286 71.0 18.1 25.8
2012 1308 73.0 17.9 26.3
2013 1322 71.0 18.6 25.3
2014 1330 72.0 18.4 25.9
2015 1327 74.0 17.9 27.3
2016 1349 75.0 17.9 27.9
2017 1425 75.0 19.0 29.7
2018 1413 78.0 18.1 28.7
2019 1378 75.0 18.3 28.7

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Student-Teacher Ratio
Student/teacher ratio is calculated by dividing the total number of students by the total number of full-time equivalent teachers. Please note that a smaller student/teacher ratio does not necessarily translate to smaller class size. In some instances, schools hire teachers part time, and some teachers are hired for specialized instruction with very small class sizes. These and other factors contribute to the student/teacher ratio. Note: For private schools, Student/teacher ratio may not include Pre-Kindergarten.
Finances

Spending Per Student for Independence Middle School


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YearSpending from Federal FundsSpending from State and Local FundsTotal Spending Per Student (All Funds)
2018 $275 (3.7%) $7,117 (96.3%) $7,392
2019 $288 (3.7%) $7,431 (96.3%) $7,718

Data source: Florida Department of Education




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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Florida Department of Education.

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