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Every School Teaches … Independent Inspires.

We invite you to schedule a visit and experience how The Independent School inspires students every day. 

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Independent Inspires Summer

Our summer program offers students an opportunity to engage in learning and fun throughout the summer.

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Independent Inspires Excellence

The Independent School’s commitment to academic success and individual excellence prepares students to attend the college of their choice. 

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Independent Inspires Opportunity

The Independent School inspires students to explore their interests and stretch themselves toward new challenges. With a no-cut policy, students are encouraged to get involved in a variety of extracurricular activities. 

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Independent Inspires Community

Giving back to the community is a large part of The Independent School spirit at all levels.

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Our Mission

To provide a superior, independent, college preparatory education, serving a diverse student population in a safe, supportive community, conducive to the intellectual, emotional, and physical growth of each Independent student.


We believe that exposure to opportunities in all areas cultivates each student’s unique potential.

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Recent News

  • 2017 Baseball State Champs

    The Independent baseball team claimed the 3A State title with an 8-0 win over Marion and a 25-1 season finish. Way to go Panthers! 
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  • Independent Golfer Headed to State!

    Congratulations to Junior Michael McCurley who will play in the State Golf Tournament on May 22nd. Good luck, Michael! 
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  • Panthers Headed to State Swimming!

    Anna Wickham and Madison Martin both qualified for numerous State Swimming events this season and will compete in Topeaka May 19 & 20. Go Panthers! 
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  • Students Compete at Nationals in Connecticut

    Congratulations to our Independent Mock Trial Team on an outstanding showing at Nationals! The team, coached by Mr. John Steere, includes Emily Bishop, Ethan Chandler, Chase Farha, Eliana Jacobsen, Reid McConnaughey, Will Rowley, and Alece Stancin. 
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  • Independent awarded 2 Jesters

    Independent received Jester Awards for Small Ensemble and Choreography/Staging in the production of Anything Goes! Congratulations Brie Donnelly, Eliana Jacobsen, Lindsey Loveland, Rachel Watson, Joshua Larson, and the entire cast of Anything Goes! 
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Independent Students Headed to Nationals!

Independent Students Headed to Nationals!

Independent has three students entering the National Speech and Debate Tournament. Congratulations to Antonio Bales, Max McIntire and Will Rowley! Antonio successfully defended his title as District Champion in Informative Speech and will appear at the National Tournament for the second time. Will and Max claimed the title of Duo Acting Champions and will make their first appearance at Nationals! The Independent Forensics Team had many other outstanding student performances at the District Level.
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