The Independence School community and special guests celebrated the official opening of the school's new 57,600 sq. ft. outdoor classroom with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday, Sept. 10. The amazing space features distinct areas for music, art, movement, building, performance, water experiences and more!
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
Heading off to school for the first time can be an intimidating and overwhelming experience for both parents and children alike. Consider these pointers in making the transition as smooth as possible for everyone.
We were proud to present Outstanding Service awards for 2020-2021 to Travis McKay, D.C., Advanced Back & Neck Pain Center, Mia Papas, Ph.D., Epidemiologist & Corporate Director of the Christiana Care Value Institute, and Deepika Thacker, M.D., Pediatric Cardiologist, Nemours Children’s Health System, in recognition of their dedicated participation as members of our COVID-19 School Reopening Committee.
Please join us in congratulating school nurse Linza Godfrey as this year's Patricia A. Ireland Faculty Award recipient.
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.