The Independent School serves 560 students in grades Nursery/Preschool-12, is a member of the National Independent Private Schools Association.
The student:teacher of The Independent School is 10:1 and the school's religious affiliation is Nonsectarian.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked KS School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Students: 560 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-12
Year Founded
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2005

Student Body

Total Students
560 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade
The Independent School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
56 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
Number of AP Courses
19 courses
Advanced Courses
AP Art History, AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Language, AP English Literature, AP Human Geography, AP Music Theory, AP Physics 1, AP Physics 2, AP Physics C, AP Psychology, AP Research, AP Seminar, AP Statistics, AP US Government, AP US History, Differential Equations (Post-AP)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
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My daughter has been a student at The Independent School for K-5th grade and loves going to school every day. She loves the caring teachers and fine arts opportunities.
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked KS School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Students: 560 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Kansas is $6,993 for elementary schools and $10,697 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Kansas is 92% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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