Community Life

Religious Institutions

  • Concordia Lutheran Church
  • Independence Presbyterian Church
  • Independence United Methodist Church
  • North East Ohio (NEO) Church
  • Rockside Church
  • St. Maron Parish
  • St. Michael Catholic Church


The Independence branch of the Cuyahoga County Public Library System is located next to the City Civic Center.

School Systems

Independence School District received a Grade “A” accreditation by the State of Ohio and the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.  The new High School opened in Jan. 2005 and the renovated former High School was converted into the new Middle School.


The Fieldhouse opened in July of 2005 and holds a unique partnership between the City of Independence and the Independence School District. The Fieldhouse is available for national, statewide and regional sporting events as well as other organization and corporate events.