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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

  • Limited Time Online Apparel Store

    Just in time for the Holidays! The Independent School is offering an online apparel store until November 14th!  All ordered items will be shipped to the customer’s home and should arrive before Christmas.  Click here, or copy and paste the link below.  Access Code is INDY19 https://www.bsnteamsports.com/shop/INDY19
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  • District Honor Band

    Seniors Peter Daood and Malina Wagner have been selected to perform in the SCKMEA 1234A District Honor Band.  Both students auditioned Saturday at Goddard Eisenhower HS against some of the very best band musicians in the South Central Kansas area, and both received 2nd chair in their respective sections (alto saxophone and bass clarinet, respectively).  They will perform on Dec 7 at Wichita HS East with the honor band and clinician Dr. Tom Seddon from Washburn University, and have earned the opportunity to audition for the All-State Ensembles in January.
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  • Best Private School - Four Years in a Row

    The Independent School is proud to be the #1 Private School in Wichita according to the Wichita Eagle Reader's Choice poll!
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  • Home Football this Friday!

    Join us this Friday Night, Sept 20th for our first Panthers Football homegame of the season!  
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  • Great things to come

    This is just a sneak peak of our incredible new softball field!  We are thankful for our generous donors, dedicated trustees, and the commitment to girls softball!
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2019 National Merit Finalist

2019 National Merit Finalist

Congratulations to Malar Muthukumar, on being named a National Merit Scholarship Finalist! Throughout Malar's high school career, she has received recognition for her academic achievements in AP Biology, AP Chemistry, Spanish 3, and Humanities. She has led her classmates by serving as Bio Club President, Debate Captain, and Scholars' Bowl Captain. As a member of National Honor Society, Malar serves as secretary and chair of the NHS Blood Drive. Malar has placed multiple times at the State level in Piano and is part of The Independent School Madrigals and Chamber Choir.  She has given back to her Community by volunteering as a Literacy Champion and coaching the Independent Middle School Math Counts Team. The National Merit® Scholarship Program is an academic competition for recognition and scholarships that began in 1955. High school students enter the National Merit Program by taking the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT®)—which serves as an initial screen of approximately 1.6 million entrants each year—and by meeting published program entry and participation requirements. In early September, about 16,000 students, or approximately one-third of the 50,000 high scorers, are notified that they have qualified as Semifinalists. To ensure that academically talented young people from all parts of the United States are included in this talent pool, Semifinalists are designated on a state-representational basis. They are the highest scoring entrants in each state.  In February, some 15,000 Semifinalists are notified that they have advanced to Finalist standing. 
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