Independence Middle School

Phone: 620.332.1836
Fax: 620.332.1841
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300 W. Locust Street
Independence, KS 67301

Grades: 6-8

Student Population: 493

IMS Student Handbook


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Carmen Chism

Building Principal


Joe Thornburg

Assistant Principal



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Assessments are an important tool to help teachers, parents, and students gauge a student’s progress.  To review accountability data for Independence Public Schools, CLICK HERE.

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"The Mission of Independence Middle School is to

generate life-long learners with the skills and values

necessary to realize their potential as caring,

competent, responsible citizens."