GreatSchools Rating: 8 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
Independence's rating is based on its public schools' test results; 10 is best. Learn more

Top-Rated Independence Public Schools

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Twenhofel Middle School
Beechgrove Elementary School
Kenton Elementary School
Simon Kenton High School
Summit View Elementary School

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Recent Reviews

St Cecilia Elementary School

My school is a good school. We may not have a gym but were working on getting one. I lo...

Posted 7 days ago

Twenhofel Middle School

I had a lot of trouble with Twenholfel they didn't care at all and was the worst teachi...

Posted 58 days ago

What's it like to live in Independence?

Median household income $59,500 $41,625 $50,935
Median home price $137,900 $105,600 $152,300
Cost of living (% of national avg)96% 88% 100%
Unemployment 8% 9% 9%
Violent crime index (1 is lowest)254
Days per year with some sun: 178
Days per year with some precipitation: 131
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Source: Sperling's Best Places
Population: 24,757
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