Board of Education Office Hours


8:00 am - 5:00 pm Monday thru Friday


Important Dates & Information

October 27-28 K-12 No School

November 23-24-25 K-12 No School Fall Vacation

December 20 End of 2nd Quarter

December 21 K-12 Winter Vacation Begins


Congratulations to  October 2016

 "Quality" District Teacher of the Month

Veronica "Roni" Burris

Click Here to Read the Press Release

TOM Students web


Congratulations to October 2016

District Students of the Month

Click Here to Read the Press Release

Group Photo

                                     October 2016 Students of the Month with Building Leaders      

             Malaia Miller with Principal Carroll     

 October 2016 Eisenhower Student of the Month Malaia Miller with Principal Brad Carroll

IKE-Malaia Miller

Malaia Miller - 1st Grade

Jeff-Hadley Hines

Hadley Hines - 5th Grade

IMS-Elizabeth Gutierrez

Elizabeth Gutierrez - 7th Grade

IHS-Samson Mah

Samson Mah - 9th Grade

2016 - 2017 District Calendar 

2016-2017 Registration Paperwork


  • All students can learn and succeed.
  • All students have a right to an equitable education.
  • All students have a right to dignity and positive self-worth.
  • All students have goals and opportunities to achieve.
  • All students will be more successful when parents, schools, and communities hold high expectations for them.  Schools that provide opportunities for parental and community involvement will be more successful.
  • Demonstrate mastery of the foundation skills, including:  communications, math, science, social studies and technology.


Exit Outcomes:

Independence School District students will be able to work effectively, both independently and in groups; think creatively, make decisions, solve problems; demonstrate responsibility, respect and honesty.


USD 446 Notice of Nondiscrimination:

Applicants for admission and employment, students, parents of elementary and secondary school students, employees, sources of referral of applicants for admission and employment, and all unions or professional organizations holding collective bargaining or professional agreements with Independence Unified School District 446 are hereby notified that this institution does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or handicap in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs and activities.  Any person having inquiries concerning Independence Unified School District 446 compliance with the regulations implementing Title VI, Title IX, or Section 504 is directed to contact Superintendent of Schools, Rusty Arnold, 517 North Tenth Street, Independence, Kansas 67301, telephone 620-332-1800.  Superintendent Arnold has been designated by Independence Unified School District 446 to coordinate the institution's effort to comply with the regulations implementing Title VI, Title IX, and Section 504.  Any person may also contact the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, regarding the instution's compliance with the regulations implementing Title VI, Title IX, or Section 504.


KSDE non-discrimination policies:

Kansas State Department of Education General Counsel

KSDE General Counsel, 900 S.W. Jackson Street,

Suite 102, Topeka, KS 66612 

(785) 296-3201.


2016-2017 Annual Notice to Parents and Students of Rights Under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, click here

The website/link above is for all Independence High School & Montgomery County High School Alumni.  This is a place to plan reunions and keep in contact with classmates.

Independence, Kansas Meeting Places:

Do you need a place for a meeting or have a need for rental facilities? The Independence Public Library put together a list of available places and the Independence Chamber of Commerce has posted it on their website.


Kansas School Safety Hotline 1-877-626-6203