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Age 3 through 8th grade

ADMISSION PROCESS

“Independence is an amazing school where I get the chance to express myself through academics, music, art, sports, clubs, and more. I appreciate the kind teachers and loving community that go along with being part of this Indy family!”
Anna, Class of 2019

STEPS TO ADMISSION

Our admission process is designed to help us get to know our potential students and families. We hope it helps you get to know Independence, as well. We encourage all prospective families to tour the school, either through a personal tour, Open House or Information Session. 

Ready to apply? Submit the online application and $40 application fee (fee is waived for siblings of current students and children of alumni). Please follow the additional steps to admission, which vary by grade level of interest. 

For questions, please call the Admission Office at 302-239-0332 or email Donna Sentman, Admission Manager.

For information on the admission process for international students, click here.

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TESTING BY GRADE LEVEL

IMPORTANT dates

FOR APPLICANTS TO THE 2020-21 SCHOOL YEAR

Applications for all grades are accepted any time and are considered on a rolling basis as space allows.

Early Childhood I (age 3)* &
Early Childhood II (age 4)*

Admission notifications begin Friday, Nov. 1, 2019.
(Please note that all students for EC I & II must be fully toilet-trained prior to the first day of school.)


Kindergarten* through Grade 8
Admission notifications begin Friday, Dec. 13, 2019.

*Cutoff date for these grades is Sept. 15.

The Independence School does not discriminate based on race; color; religion; sex; gender identity; sexual orientation; national origin; disability; or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal law.