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Independence School, The

Victoria C. Yatzus, Head of School
Map1300 Paper Mill Rd.
Newark, DE 19711
  • Independent School


Multifaceted instruction incorporates project-based and collaborative learning and Innovation Station STEM classroom. Situated on 90 acres with early childhood outdoor garden.
Points of Pride: Exceptional focus on foundation years. Emphasis on the communication arts, math & science with STEM integration. Multi-faceted instruction incorporates personalized blended learning, project based learning and collaborative learning with traditional classroom instruction.

Open House Dates

October 28, 1-4 pm

Additional Information:

Select State: DE
County: New Castle
Grades of School: *PreK
Gender: Coed
Enrollment: 460
Students per teacher: Preschool: 12-18, K-8th: 18-22
Tuition: $6,384-$18,400
Financial aid offered?: yes
Technology programs, what grade offered?: Laptops, iPads, bring your own device grades 5-8, Coding curriculum begins in first grade
World languages taught and year in which instruction begins: French-5; Latin-5; Spanish-K; Mandarin-7
Extracurricular Activities: Instrumental music
Visual arts
Vocal music
Some special needs accommodated>: no
Summer program?: yes
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