Welcome to Independence Community School District

A community of learners who believe in academic excellence!

Independence is a small community located in Northeast Iowa. It has a population of around 6,000 residents and approximately 1345 students. The community of Independence is situated between the cities of Waterloo/Cedar Falls to the West and Cedar Rapids to the South. The beautiful Wapsipinicon River flows through Independence, providing for summer recreation. The school district includes the communities of Rowley, Brandon, and Independence. The community is proud of its strong school district and the dedicated staff who work here. Thank you for taking the time to investigate what we are doing in the district. Together we can make a difference in the lives of students.

Independence Community School District Mission

Educating people to be life long learners and respectful, responsible citizens.

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NOTICE OF NON-DISCRIMINATION
It is the policy of the Independence School District not to illegally discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, disability, religion, creed, age (for employment), marital status(for programs), sexual orientation, gender identity and socioeconomic status (for programs) in its educational programs and its employment practices. There is a grievance procedure for processing complaints of discrimination. If you have questions or a grievance related to this policy, please contact:
Danielle Meyer, Director of School Improvement, 1207 1st Street West, Independence, IA 50644,  (319) 334-7400 or dmeyer@independence.k12.ia.us