Students enjoy taking learning outdoors as they read, write, and discover the natural areas of the 90-acre Independence campus, including a giant sideways tree.
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
The Independence School has announced that it will present this thought-provoking film from the makers of the award-winning "Screenagers: Growing Up in the Digital Age."
In recognition of Black History Month, students in grades 3-8 were fortunate to experience a meaningful, but fun-filled assembly, "Civil Rights Movements," featuring Hip Hop Fundamentals.
Four members of the class of 2016 were named U.S. Presidential Scholar Candidates and two have been selected as National Merit Scholarship Finalists.
Our young students were introduced to art by Alma Woodsey Thomas in celebration of Black History Month and created their own masterpieces inspired by her work.
We are proud to showcase the work of 40 Independence students on display at the Middle School art show, running at Tatnall through February 11.