The Independence School

  • The Independence School is an independent, co-educational day school welcoming students age 3 through 8th Grade. "Indy" provides an exceptionally strong academic foundation and so much more. Our unique Learning Applications curriculum guides student to develop critical study and organizational skills, teaches about learning and the brain, and helps Independence become confident independent learners.
  • Language arts and math placements accomodate students working both at and above grade level ensuring appropriate challenge and motivation.
  • Project-based-learning, STEM experiences, media and technology literacy along with an unparalleled writing curriculum are highlights of the program. Independence graduates are accepted to their top choice high schools, with many earning significant scholarships and awards.

Top Placements

The Independence School places among the top 20% of private schools in Delaware for:

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 AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Year Founded1978
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost NotesSummer camp costs vary based on selections.
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students436 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 18%