Average Teacher Salary in Independence Community School District

The average teacher salary in Independence Community School District is $36,261.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $24,375 $15,651 $16,735 $20,241 $29,648 $39,118
Kindergarten $37,785 $27,698 $31,493 $36,896 $43,191 $51,085
Elementary $40,261 $26,351 $31,948 $41,235 $47,980 $53,495
Middle school $38,230 $25,748 $30,626 $37,911 $44,990 $52,941
High school $40,655 $25,535 $32,030 $40,490 $49,040 $57,523

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General Facts

  • Staff: 229
  • Full time teachers: 116
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 12 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 44
  • Instructional Coordinators: 0
  • Elementary Teachers: 49
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 9
  • Pre-K Teachers: 3
  • High School Teachers: 55
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 1,521

Financial Statistics for Independence Community School District

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $6,753,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $7,421,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $1,191,000
  • Total revenue: $15,365,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $8,606,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $8,278,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $2,450,000
  • Expenditures per student: not available
  • Total expenditures: $15,312,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $3,333,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $885,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $263,000

Information on Schools within Independence Community School District

Elementary Schools within the Independence Community School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Early Childhood Center
1011 1st St West
Independence, IA 50644
319-334-4780
  • Total: 15
  • Pre-k: 15
5 to 1 3 Prekindergarten Prekindergarten
East Elementary School
930 East 5th
Storm Lake, IA 50588
712-732-8076
  • Total: 246
  • Kindergarten: 54
  • 1st grade: 42
  • 2nd grade: 45
  • 3rd grade: 50
  • 4th grade: 55
  • 5th grade: 43
20 to 1 13 Prekindergarten 1st Grade
West Elementary School
707 Sharp St
Glenwood, IA 51534
712-527-4886
  • Total: 492
  • Kindergarten: 46
  • 1st grade: 41
  • 2nd grade: 65
  • 3rd grade: 37
  • 4th grade: 41
17 to 1 29 4th Grade 6th Grade

Middle Schools within the Independence Community School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Independence Middle School
1301 1st St West
Independence, IA 50644
319-334-7415
  • Total: 290
  • 6th grade: 92
  • 7th grade: 97
  • 8th grade: 101
12 to 1 25 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Independence Community School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Independence High School
514 5th Ave SE
Independence, IA 50644
319-334-7405
  • Total: 464
  • 9th grade: 109
  • 10th grade: 116
  • 11th grade: 128
  • 12th grade: 111
13 to 1 36 9th Grade 12th Grade

Other Schools within the Independence Community School District (Alternative, Special Education)

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Buchanan County Success Center
2349 Jamestown Ave
Independence, IA 50644
319-334-7440
  • Total: 14
  • 9th grade: 2
  • 10th grade: 2
  • 11th grade: 7
  • 12th grade: 3
7 to 1 2 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $20,223
  • Median family income: $46,843
  • Median male income: $26,746
  • Median female income: $16,844
  • Median income of a renter: $21,402
  • Median income of a home owner: $42,867
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    430 565 730 610 215

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