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Independence Middle 

Opening Date: 1974
First Principal: Lottie Waters 
Interesting Facts: Independence Middle is one of three schools with identical floor plans which were completed in 1974.

OVERVIEW

Independence Middle opened its doors to students in September 1974 as a junior high, serving students in grades 6-8. This was the year that Virginia Beach City Public Schools achieved the long-sought-after goal of removing eighth and ninth grade students from the high schools.