Our admission process is designed to help us get to know our potential students and families. We hope it helps you get to know Independence, as well.
1. Schedule an appointment for a personal tour. We will also be hosting our Admission Open House on Sunday, Nov. 12 from 1-4 p.m., as well as several Information Sessions and other opportunities for you to visit our school throughout the school year. For dates and registration, click here.
2. Complete and submit the application online, along with the $40 application fee. (Fee is waived for siblings of current students and children of alumni.)
3. Schedule an appointment with the Admission Office for a class visit day and admission assessment, which varies by grade; assessment details can be found below under the Testing By Grade Level section. Please note that grades 5-8 will need to register separately for ISEE testing.4.
Complete the Permission for Release of Information
form and provide to your child's current school. This document includes the Confidential Recommendation Form to be sent directly to us by the current school.
Permission for Release of Information & Confidential Recommendation Form:
For questions or to schedule a tour, a class visit or testing, please call the Admission Office at 302-239-0332 or email Donna Sentman, Admission Coordinator.
For information on the admission process for international students, click here.