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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 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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Independent Inspires.

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.

EVERY SCHOOL TEACHES … INDEPENDENT INSPIRES.

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

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Recent News

  • Debate Invitational at Wellington

    The Panther Debate Team brought home two championships from the Wellington Invitational.  Edward Sturm and Josh Jacobsen were undefeated and took first place in the open division. Fayaz Alam and Aiden Scott were undefeated and took first in the novice division. Deena Eichhorn and Brandon Cope took fifth in the open division. Overall, the debaters were 14-1 and had the best winning percentage of any school in the field. 
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  • Youth Recognition Award

    Edward Sturm was honored with the Youth Recognition Award presented by The Arts Council.
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  • Debaters win Tournament Championship.

    The Independent debate team won the team championship over 22 other schools Saturday in Salina with the best combined record. The Salina South tournament is one of the most competitive in the state because it draws large schools from both Kansas City and Wichita. Independent debaters won 4 of the top 8 places in the KDC open division, which consisted of 33 varsity teams. Alex Cline and Chase Farha were undefeated at 5-0 and finished in second place out of 33 teams. Madison Martin and Natalie Johnson were 4-1 and took the 4th place medal. Deena Eichhorn and Victoria George were right behind in 5th place also at 4-1. Edward Sturm and Malar Muthukumar took 8th. Brandon Cope and Peter Daood finished in 12th. Four freshman competed in the novice division and finished with winning records. Fayaz Alam and Judah Hansen finished 7th out of 30 teams. Claire Sturm and Grace Martin were 13th. Independent debaters also earned two speaking awards. Edward Sturm won the award for the top speaker in KDC out of 66 debaters. Madison Martin also medaled as the 4th-best speaker.
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  • Girls’ Tennis Regional Results

    Singles Sensey Cadman, 2nd place  Marin McCausland, won first match but eliminated in the second. Doubles  Kiarra Farha & Madeline Lancelot, 3rd place               Madison Martin & Abby Ottaway, were eliminated after their first match. Overall the team placed 2nd! On October 12, Sensey, Kiarra, and Madeline are headed to Pratt to compete in the state tournament!
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  • Jonathan Auxier, Award-winning Author

    Thank you to Watermark Books for bringing us Jonathan Auxier to The Independent School. He was an excellent storyteller with an accurate historical chimney sweep tale and he did this while throwing complex yo-yo tricks!
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Cross Country Clearwater Invitational

Cross Country Clearwater Invitational

Grace Martin placed 8th out of 70 girls at her first Varsity Cross Country meet. Congratulations Grace on a strong start to the season! 
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