The Independence School

1300 Paper Mill Road,
Newark, DE, 19711-0197
Tel: (302)239-0332
The Independence School inspires students to become independent, intellectually curious individuals who possess an exceptional spirit for learning, leadership and citizenship.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Association of Delaware Valley Independent Schools (ADVIS)
Delaware Association of Independent Schools
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - 8
Year Founded 1978

Student Body

Total Students 526 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 30%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade The Independence School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 55 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 80%
Average Class Size 19 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Feb. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $13,272
Tuition Notes Tuition Assistance Program is available
% on Financial Aid 20%
Admissions Director Cindy Weir
Admissions Associate Carol Bergner

Sports

Total Sports Offered 10 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryField Hockey,
LacrosseSoccer,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWrestling,

School Notes:

    INSPIRE. DREAM.ACHIEVE.
    • We inspire students to believe in their abilities.
    • Our students learn to think for themselves.
    • We have an exceptionally strong academic foundation.
    • We encourage students to be intellectually curious in every field - artistic, athletic, academic.
    • Our students learn independence so they can achieve their goals.

    Profile last updated: 08/30/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is St. Mark's High School (2.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Tutor Time Learning Centers (0.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Limestone Hills Day School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Wilmington Tutor Time Learning Centers
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    5305 Limestone Rd
    Wilmington , DE , 19808
    (302)235-5701
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    0.8  mi  |  93  students  |  Gr.  K-1
  • Wilmington
    Limestone Hills Day School
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    5671 Ocheltree Ln
    Wilmington , DE , 19808
    (302)239-9041
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    0.9  mi  |  3  students  |  Gr.  PK-KG
  • Wilmington
    Pike Creek KinderCare
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    3449 Hillock Lane
    Wilmington , DE , 19808
    (302)731-7138
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    1.4  mi  |   students  |  Gr.  NS-PK
  • Wilmington
    Montessori Academy Of Delware
    Montessori School
    1 Middleton Dr
    Wilmington , DE , 19808
    (302)235-2554
    Montessori School
    1.5  mi  |  77  students  |  Gr.  K
  • Newark Edu-care Preschool & Daycare
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    345 Polly Drummond Hill Rd
    Newark , DE , 19711
    (302)453-7326
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    1.6  mi  |  102  students  |  Gr.  K-1

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