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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Beechgrove Elementary School

My son's teacher in 1st grade was awesome! She went above and beyond and his test score...

Posted 89 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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