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Making the Most of Homework Time

Time! We either have too much or too little of it. When it comes to homework and studying, students run the gamut from spending far too little to spending far too much time on it. But what defines how much time they actually need to spend? Does more studying really make for better studying? I think not. 

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Fast Facts

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Faculty members trained in Project-Based Learning

900

Seats in our state-of-the-art Gore Auditorium

1,346

Community service hours completed by grades 6-8 last school year

Compared to other independent schools, 88.5% of our Class of 2016 scored above average on the ERB Writing Assessment Program.

1978

Founded on one floor in a small shopping center

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Acres on our beautiful, expansive campus

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Performing arts groups offered throughout grades 1-8

With a focus on learning to learn, our unique LeApps curriculum in grades 1-8 builds confident, organized and independent students.

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All 2017 graduates admitted to one of their top high school choices

$800,000

Scholarship awards for the members of the Class of 2016 over their high school careers

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Consecutive-match unbeaten streak for the Patriot tennis team, dating back to April 2011

TEDxYouth @IndependenceSchool, which premiered in 2016, shares ideas worth spreading with middle schoolers.