• Welcome to Independence Elementary!

    Badge of Excellence Independence Elementary is one of two elementary schools in the Big Lake School District. It is home to about 750 students in third - fifth grade. Indy's focus is to prepare 21st Century learners with a solid elementary education that can be built upon in middle school and high school years. 
    The elementary school offers many classes that supplement Minnesota's required core curriculum - these classes include:
    • Music
    • Physical Education
    • Media & Technology
    Indy teachers believe that providing additional curriculum opportunities above and beyond the State's requirement is essential for developing well-rounded, global citizens.
    Indy is very proud of their school and their students - the school boasts a safe, caring and inviting environment where each student is valued for the person they are and the contributions they bring. 
  • School Info

    Grades Served:
    701 Minnesota Ave.
    Big Lake, MN 55309
    Main Office: 
    763.262.2537, press 2
    School Hours: 
    8:55 am - 3:40 pm