Inspire. Dream. Achieve.

Age 3 through 8th grade

Enjoy the journey to
independence.

Learn beyond
boundaries.

Gain the confidence
to lead.

Understand the spirit of
teamwork.

Experience the opportunity
to shine.

Flourish in our inspiring
environment.

Discover the joy in rigor.

The Independence Difference

Writing Excellence

There is no comparison. Our proven writing curriculum produces exceptional writers and effective communicators.

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Wellness, Innovation & Learning

Our research-based CWIL™ supports the whole child and provides valuable resources for parents.

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Mastering STEM

Faculty trained in engineering lead an authentic and engaging STEM curriculum.

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Powerful Partnerships

Partnerships beyond our campus bring enriched opportunities for local and global learning experiences.

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Advancing Creativity

Creativity is nurtured, supported and celebrated - from music and art, to movie making and coding.

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Outcomes & Stories

The impressive outcomes of our students prove the value of an Independence education.

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Setting the Standard

100%

Faculty members trained in Project-Based Learning

24

Field trips per year schoolwide that connect curriculum to the world

1,244

Community service hours completed by grades 6-8 during the 2018-19 school year

7

FIRST LEGO League and LEGO League Jr. teams

90

Acres on our beautiful, expansive campus with fields, streams and woods

100%

Middle school students in a performing music group or ensemble

$250,000

Scholarship money awarded to Independence's Class of 2019

13

Chess tournament trophies during 2018-19 school year

79

Consecutive-match unbeaten streak for tennis, dating back to 2011

Learning to Learn

We guide students in how to be organized, confident, independent and well-prepared.

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Learning to Lead

Inspiring students to possess the confidence to lead sits at the heart of our mission.

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Nurturing Citizenship

We reinforce and reward good citizenship and the values of respect, responsibility and integrity.

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Inside Independence

What Engineers Can Teach Us about Learning: It Starts with Wonder

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. In fact, their design process is iterative, meaning steps get repeated as many times as necessary to make improvements based on what was discovered through a failure. What a great analogy for learning - at any age, at any stage!

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What’s got you sick?

’Tis the season… for colds and the flu! Don’t you just love when you go to the doctor, he or she prescribes an antibiotic for you or your child - and BAM, you’re feeling better in 24 hours? What about when that antibiotic doesn’t work? This can happen because of two reasons.

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New Parent Orientation
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Faculty In Service
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