Independence Elementary School

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230 S Orchard Dr

Bolingbrook, IL 60440

(630) 759-7282

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 750

Students Per Teacher: 23

Parent Reviews

6 Parent Reviews for Independence Elementary School

This is a much better school than the average rating posted here. The principal is very responsive to parent needs and if parents make an effort to reach out to the teachers, they will work with you to help your child achieve. Unlike some of the more highly rated school districts surrounding Bolingbrook, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/20/10

I have found Independence to be a great place for children to learn and develop. I was very impressed with The Chicago Tribune article that ranked Independence as the leading public school in the state to diminish the achievement gap between the races. For the last 5 years, they have continued to have ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/02/06

The staff is very dedicated and caring. They teach the whole child- socially and academically. There are great opportunities. The principal is outside every day and takes time to know students individually.

Posted by a parent on 09/02/06

Overall the school seems to be improving but there is still a lot of work to be done. The low test scores are a concern for me.

Posted by a parent on 04/11/06

My child has attended Independence elementary for 2 years and loves it. The Principal (FD) and Vice-Principal (MF) are truly involved with all the students and they push to get good programs for them. Examples include early literacy identification and computer 'Smart Boards' for students. The staff ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/14/06

I have recently pulled my children and due to the fact we can not afford private school, i have quit my job to home school. The problems at this school are too many to number. The principle always backs the teachers, even when it is clear they are wrong. And the racial prolems are outrages. Pulling my ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/16/04

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Test scores
Test scores for Independence Elementary School

ISAT* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Independence Elementary School
Valley View Cusd 365u
* In 2011-2012 Illinois used the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 4 and 7 in science. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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Bolingbrook schools — Independence Elementary School is located at 230 S Orchard Dr, Bolingbrook IL 60440. 230 S Orchard Dr is in the 60440 ZIP code in Bolingbrook, IL The school district for Independence Elementary School is the Valley View Cusd 365u. Independence Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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