About Truman High School

School History

Truman High School opened in 1964 and serves students in grades 9-12. The school has approximately 1600 students and over 100 faculty and staff members. THS operates on a modified block schedule that includes a seminar/advisory time designed to provide additional student support. The vast curricular opportunities allow students to participate in college preparatory as well as vocational coursework. Truman High School is an A+ school which gives students the opportunity to qualify for a two-year scholarship that pays for tuition at area community colleges and public technical schools. The Independence School District is one of 29 districts in the nation to partner with Ford Next Generation Learning and embraces career academies. Truman High School is excited to move into the academy model and support students in college and career readiness. The school is rich with co- and extracurricular opportunities and has received numerous awards and recognition for outstanding performances at the local, state and national levels.

Truman Administrators
Dr. Pam Boatright   Mr. Keith Adams   Dr. Jason Morton     Mr. John Vickers   Mrs. Ronda Scott   Mr. Eric Holm  

Assoc. Principal

Students M-R


Asst. Principal

Students A-E


Asst. Principal

Students F-L


Asst. Principal

Students S-Z



Activities Director




Contact us

Truman is located at: 3301 S. Noland Road, Independence, MO 64055
Phone number: 816-521-5350 (office hours are 7:00 am to 3:30 pm, Monday - Friday)
Main office fax number: 816-521-5604 (for attendance, nurse / medical info, etc)
Counseling fax number: 816-521-5605 (student records, college requests, etc)