Joan Valentine became just the second person in school history to reach 40 years of service, following business manager Kathy Neal, who achieved the feat last fall.
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
We can all agree that 2020 has been an unprecedented year in many ways. No group of people has been unaffected by COVID-19 and its impacts. This is the backdrop in which we started the 2020-2021 school year.
Please join us in welcoming Mrs. Jane Adewole to the Independence faculty as a full-time substitute teacher. Mrs. Adewole is here to cover for absent teachers and will also provide support for small group instruction on-campus and for online learners.
Ms. Pretz will join Independence the week of September 28 as a member of our science faculty, teaching grades 1-5. She comes to us from the Brandywine Zoo where she was Assistant Curator of Education.
Congratulations to First-grade teacher, Barbara Annable, who has been named one of Delaware's Top Teachers in the September issue of Delaware Today.
Now that we are halfway through summer, the heat is on to get those summer reading books finished! How then, do you read in an effort to finish the task, but more importantly to learn from and remember the books you read?