Please join us in congratulating school nurse Linza Godfrey as this year's Patricia A. Ireland Faculty Award recipient.
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
Among the favorite Indy traditions we were able to welcome back this year was our Eighth Grade Breakfast, which took place on June 10. This event gives the eighth graders one last time to gather as an entire group to share a meal, receive their personalized yearbooks and gifts, and hear from an invited speaker.
For the first time since December 2019, the Independence music department presented choral and instrumental music performances before a live audience. The outdoor concert featured four ensembles of talented musicians.
Currently a junior at the Charter School of Wilmington, Arjan won the 2021 competition for his work developing a smartphone app that allows researchers to analyze the gait of patients remotely. He will represent Delaware at the national competition.
Engineers have long utilized a design process that involves a series of steps to come up with a solution to a problem. As in any field, the first try may not always be the best. How can we teach our children that failure can be a magical part of the learning process?
One of the favorite 4th grade experiences at Independence is the Economics and Entrepreneurial Education (E3) curriculum, the highlight of which are the Business Sessions.