Listen to this! Of all of the skills that come together to make a strong student, listening is perhaps the most important. Students spend at least half of their school day listening. How can effective listening skills be taught?
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
Congratulations to our 6th/7th grade Math League team upon achieving first place in the virtual state tournament following three rounds of competition. The Mathcounts competition is now underway with three Indy Mathletes moving up to the next level of competition.
We are proud to announce that the Independence School's marketing campaign, "Give Me Independence. Watch Me Soar," was named a 2020 Brilliance Award winner by InspirED School Marketers.
Independence is proud to have some of the best, brightest, and hard-working math students in the region. This year, our math teachers have formed the Mathletes, a combination of Math League and Mathcounts competitors from 6th, 7th, and 8th grades.
With more and more schools required to take learning outside this year, there has been increased attention to outdoor education overall. Learn more about the many benefits of outdoor education.
Congratulations to Angelica, Ailene, and Adrianne whose CACC Chinese dance troupe performance has been selected for inclusion in the 59th Inaugural Ceremonies on January 20.