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Independence Academy

Public | 9-12

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Posted January 11, 2014

I've really enjoyed my time at Independence Academy. The staff is one of the best around and every one of them cares about students.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted December 17, 2008

it is a grate schoo.the teacher are awesome
—Submitted by a student


Posted January 3, 2008

i have had nothing but great experiences here my teachers actually [care] about what i want to do with my future and they'll do anything they can to get me there
—Submitted by a student


Posted April 9, 2007

I do not know what we would have done without Independence Academy! This school employes the most wonderful and caring teachers who really take an interest in each childs successes. They work very hard at building the students self esteem and allowing them the opportunity to work in a stress free environment. And they are very proactive leaders, never looking for the bad but quickly responding if anything negative happens with or to any child. I know that without this opportunity given to my child, she would never have stayed in school, much less graduated. She is now looking forward to college!
—Submitted by a parent


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Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 55% in 2014.

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About the tests


In 2013-2014 Missouri used the End-of-Course (EOC) Assessments to test high school students in Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, English I, English II, American History, Government, and Biology. The EOC Assessments are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Missouri for each subject. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

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About the tests


In 2013-2014 Missouri used the End-of-Course (EOC) Assessments to test high school students in Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, English I, English II, American History, Government, and Biology. The EOC Assessments are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Missouri for each subject. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education; data is not reported if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

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600 West Mechanic Ave
Independence, MO 64050
Phone: (816) 521-5505

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