Average Teacher Salary in Independence

The average teacher salary in Independence is $37,522.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $26,840 $15,312 $17,102 $23,670 $35,137 $43,555
Kindergarten $41,605 $30,947 $34,865 $40,035 $47,790 $56,377
Elementary $39,817 $25,375 $31,802 $39,025 $47,107 $55,530
Middle school $39,605 $25,227 $32,497 $39,505 $46,985 $53,712
High school $39,747 $25,770 $32,315 $39,380 $47,117 $54,647

How to Become a Teacher in Independence

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General Facts

  • Staff: 197
  • Full time teachers: 129
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 12 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 25
  • Instructional Coordinators: 0
  • Elementary Teachers: 50
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 9
  • Pre-K Teachers: 0
  • High School Teachers: 69
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 2,156

Financial Statistics for Independence

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $4,122,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $11,554,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $1,362,000
  • Total revenue: $17,038,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $10,409,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $8,952,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $2,322,000
  • Expenditures per student: not available
  • Total expenditures: $16,946,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $6,091,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $0
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $105,000

Information on Schools within Independence

Elementary Schools within the Independence

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Eisenhower Elementary
King And Liggett
Fort Leavenworth, KS 66027
913-651-6663
  • Total: 503
  • Pre-k: 1
  • Kindergarten: 68
  • 1st grade: 70
  • 2nd grade: 81
  • 3rd grade: 64
  • 4th grade: 75
  • 5th grade: 64
  • 6th grade: 80
13 to 1 38 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Lincoln Elementary
1800 Dirr
Parsons, KS 67357
620-421-3510
  • Total: 221
  • Pre-k: 20
  • Kindergarten: 38
  • 1st grade: 24
  • 2nd grade: 31
  • 3rd grade: 34
  • 4th grade: 27
  • 5th grade: 30
  • 6th grade: 25
13 to 1 17 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Washington Elementary
1202 North Ridgeview
Olathe, KS 66061
913-780-7730
  • Total: 464
  • Pre-k: 10
  • Kindergarten: 31
  • 1st grade: 16
  • 2nd grade: 19
  • 3rd grade: 13
  • 4th grade: 23
  • 5th grade: 13
12 to 1 38 Prekindergarten 6th Grade

Middle Schools within the Independence

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Independence Middle
300 West Locust
Independence, KS 67301
620-332-1836
  • Total: 383
  • 6th grade: 123
  • 7th grade: 137
  • 8th grade: 123
11 to 1 35 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Independence

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Independence Senior High
1301 North 10th
Independence, KS 67301
620-332-1815
  • Total: 585
  • 9th grade: 170
  • 10th grade: 148
  • 11th grade: 145
  • 12th grade: 122
15 to 1 39 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $16,621
  • Median family income: $40,921
  • Median male income: $21,887
  • Median female income: $16,296
  • Median income of a renter: $19,547
  • Median income of a home owner: $39,058
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    1,030 830 1,010 715 255