Independence Junior High School

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6610 W Highland Dr

Palos Heights, IL 60463

(708) 448-0737

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Grades: 6 - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 241

Students Per Teacher: 14

Parent Reviews

11 Parent Reviews for Independence Junior High School

I love this school! The teachers and classes are awesome. Plus, there is low amount of bullying and most people have at least one friend. Also there is a great academic program for kids who achieve academically.The only thing is that the schedule is somewhat repetitive. I'm currently in seventh grade ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 11/06/13

this school has been all right. it's a lie to say there are no cliques. some teachers are normal, and some are just so naive about the bullying and stuff. they try to keep the kids off drugs, but they do them anyway.

Posted by a other on 05/20/10

I'm currently going to the school and in seventh grade. This is a great school from the staff to the education. 5 out of 5 stars all the way!

Posted by a student on 10/21/09

I have a special needs child and the school is doing an awesome job to meet his needs!

Posted by a parent on 09/15/09

I love this school, and it's so small, everyone knows everything. There are cliques, popular, and loser. But there aren't many major conflicts. I love this school and will be sad to leave it.

Posted by a student on 02/05/09

I think this is the best school there ever was. everyone is great here and out of the whole conference i say this is the best school

Posted by a parent on 12/20/08

Omg dont talk about my school that way because there is a huge inviornment on keeping kids off drugs, to stop bulling, and tons of after school programs or be 4 school programs. There is somthing for everyone. There arent any cliques like the other moms said and there is no bulling at all. Because its ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 11/26/08

Great teacher involvement. Teachers really do care if your child needs help. May need more involvement with the bullies.

Posted by a parent on 11/07/08

I can say that Independence had an awesome committed staff but I actually transferred to Trinity Lutheran because I had such a hard time with the kids and all of the cliques.

Posted by a other on 07/06/08

Wonderful school. One of the better schools in the area. The teachers are really interested in helping the kids. Good extra curricular activities to keep kids interested. Large focus on keeping kids off drugs.

Posted by a parent on 07/29/05

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Test scores for Independence Junior High School

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Test Year: 2012
Independence Junior High School
Palos Heights Sd 128
* 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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Palos Heights schools — Independence Junior High School is located at 6610 W Highland Dr, Palos Heights IL 60463. 6610 W Highland Dr is in the 60463 ZIP code in Palos Heights, IL The school district for Independence Junior High School is the Palos Heights Sd 128. Independence Junior High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 6 - 8.
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