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Independence Elementary School

221 Tiger Ave
Independence LA, 70443, Tangipahoa County
Phone: 985-878-4946

Ranking: (713 out of 947, bottom 25%)*
Type: Regular Primary School
Status: Currently Operational
Grade: Prekindergarten to Grade 4
School District: Tangipahoa Parish School District
Title I Eligible School: Yes School-Wide Title I: NA
Magnet: NA
Charter: NA
Shared-Time School: NA

Students and Teachers

      2013-2014         2012-2013         2011-2012         2010-2011         2009-2010         2008-2009         2007-2008    
Total Teachers:34 34 32 36 36 35 31 
Total Students:469 496 504 482 481 467 479 
Grade 1:8518.1%9619.4%9719.2%8317.2%8417.5%9720.8%9319.4%
Grade 2:9119.4%9018.1%8015.9%8517.6%9620.0%8117.3%10521.9%
Grade 3:8417.9%7815.7%7414.7%9319.3%7114.8%11023.6%8417.5%
Grade 4:7014.9%8116.3%10120.0%7415.4%9519.8%8217.6%8918.6%
Student By Gender:
Student By Races:
American Indian/Alaska Native:00.0%00.0%00.0%00.0%20.4%10.2%00.0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander:00.0%00.0%00.0%00.0%NANANANANANA
Two or More Races:173.6%81.6%81.6%51.0%NANANANANANA
Lunch Program:
Free Lunch Program Eligible:43993.6%44990.5%46792.7%44993.2%43690.6%41588.9%42889.4%
Reduced-Price Lunch Program Eligible:204.3%275.4%173.4%183.7%224.6%316.6%224.6%
Student-Teacher Ratio:13.79 14.59 15.75 13.39 13.24 13.30 15.40 

Test Performance

YearTestGradeMeasurementScoreSchool DistrictState Average
2007English Language Arts3rd Grade% met std64%61%65%
2008English Language Arts3rd Grade% met std70%57%64%
2009English Language Arts3rd Grade% met std50%57%66%
2010English Language Arts3rd Grade% met std51%62%67%
2011English Language Arts3rd Grade% met std51%58%69%
2012English Language Arts3rd Grade% met std60%56%69%
2013English Language Arts3rd Grade% met std56%56%72%
2007Mathematics3rd Grade% met std63%58%65%
2008Mathematics3rd Grade% met std63%52%63%
2009Mathematics3rd Grade% met std44%59%68%
2010Mathematics3rd Grade% met std44%61%67%
2011Mathematics3rd Grade% met std59%59%69%
2012Mathematics3rd Grade% met std70%63%71%
2013Mathematics3rd Grade% met std50%52%72%
2007Science3rd Grade% met std41%53%58%
2008Science3rd Grade% met std62%49%55%
2009Science3rd Grade% met std42%58%62%
2010Science3rd Grade% met std44%61%63%
2011Science3rd Grade% met std48%57%63%
2012Science3rd Grade% met std67%60%67%
2013Science3rd Grade% met std60%54%68%
2007Social Studies3rd Grade% met std54%59%63%
2008Social Studies3rd Grade% met std75%58%64%
2009Social Studies3rd Grade% met std49%63%67%
2010Social Studies3rd Grade% met std40%62%66%
2011Social Studies3rd Grade% met std54%59%64%
2012Social Studies3rd Grade% met std56%60%65%
2013Social Studies3rd Grade% met std55%53%65%
2007English Language Arts4th Grade% met std64%58%69%
2008English Language Arts4th Grade% met std61%63%69%
2009English Language Arts4th Grade% met std74%65%72%
2012English Language Arts4th Grade% met std61%68%75%
2013English Language Arts4th Grade% met std78%72%77%
2007Mathematics4th Grade% met std54%52%64%
2008Mathematics4th Grade% met std62%59%67%
2009Mathematics4th Grade% met std65%56%65%
2012Mathematics4th Grade% met std63%62%73%
2013Mathematics4th Grade% met std63%56%71%
2007Science4th Grade% met std55%53%62%
2008Science4th Grade% met std51%51%60%
2009Science4th Grade% met std71%56%65%
2012Science4th Grade% met std56%60%68%
2013Science4th Grade% met std62%57%67%
2007Social Studies4th Grade% met std68%59%68%
2008Social Studies4th Grade% met std52%55%62%
2009Social Studies4th Grade% met std58%57%66%
2012Social Studies4th Grade% met std53%61%68%
2013Social Studies4th Grade% met std64%60%70%

Some data by SchoolDigger.com.

Teacher's Experience and Compensation

Teachers with Bachelor Degree:74.2%
Teachers with Master or PhD Degree:25.8%
Mean Number of Years of Teaching:13.0 years
Teachers with 5 Years of Experience of Less:25.8%
Teachers with 6 Years of Experience or More:74.2%
Mean Base Salary:$38,853.0
Mean Base Salary of Teachers with 5 Years of Experience of Less:$33,426.0
Mean Base Salary of Teachers with 6 Years of Experience or More:$40,740.0

* Independence Elementary School was rated 2 out of 5 by USA.com. The ranking was calculated based on publically available historical Math and English performance data.

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