This year's auction & gala, our biggest fundraiser of the year, will now be a virtual event. Create your own Roaring Twenties night, gather the family and join from the comfort of your own home.
There is no comparison. Our proven writing curriculum produces exceptional writers and effective communicators.
Our research-based CWIL™ supports the whole child and provides valuable resources for parents.
Faculty trained in engineering lead an authentic and engaging STEM curriculum.
Partnerships beyond our campus bring enriched opportunities for local and global learning experiences.
Faculty members trained in Project-Based Learning
Field trips per year schoolwide that connect curriculum to the world
Community service hours completed by grades 6-8 during the 2018-19 school year
FIRST LEGO League and LEGO League Jr. teams
Acres on our beautiful, expansive campus with fields, streams and woods
Middle school students in a performing music group or ensemble
Scholarship money awarded to Independence's Class of 2019
Chess tournament trophies during 2018-19 school year
Consecutive-match unbeaten streak for tennis, dating back to 2011
Now that we have entered an extended period of time for distance learning, parents are having to adjust to having the entire family home all day. That may mean having more snacks in the house than ever before. What should we choose to fuel our students' brains?
Students created stained glass windows, inspired by the Newark Symphony Orchestra's performance of Respighi's "Church Windows."
Independence 8th graders traveled to the University of Delaware on Monday, March 2, for our annual field trip to the STAR Campus and College of Health Sciences.
Starting in September, we will offer round-trip transportation from the Archmere campus. Morning transportation to Independence from North Wilmington and Greenville will continue.
Why should your child learn cursive in these days of keyboards and touchscreens? Is there really any educational value in learning loopy handwriting – or even how to hold a pencil properly anymore? We think so!