Administration Building

ICSD Administration

Superintendent: Cynthia Phillips

Address: 1207 1st Street West
Independence, IA 50644

Phone: 319-334-7400

Office: 7:30 am - 4:00 pm


Mustang Mentoring Program

Mustang Mentoring Logo

What is the Mentor Program?
A school-based program serving K-12 students district wide. Adults are matched with a student and become a role model and a friend to them.

What is the impact of mentoring for the student?
It helps the student with a positive attitude, improved attendance, and social skills.
What are the benefits for the mentor?
Personal satisfaction, community involvement, provide leadership, and teach by example.
What does a mentor do?
Mentors are matched with students based on their need and interests. Mentors and students meet for 30-45 minutes a week, during the school day, on the school grounds. Mentoring activities can include: playing games, reading, helping with homework, eating lunch together, going outside for recess, talking about their day, etc.


Volunteer Website

Would you like to know more about how to volunteer with the Independence Community Schools? Click here to visit the Volunteer Program website

Meet Your Mentor Program Coordinator

Maximovich, Val
Maximovich, Val
Volunteer and Mentor

Administration Office
1207 1st Street West
Independence, IA 50644

Phone: 319-334-7400

Staff Directory

Communication is a key element in helping to ensure the success of your student in the ICSD. We encourage sharing of information between home and school.