The Independence School

Private School
1300 Paper Mill Rd
Newark, DE 19711
New Castle County
(302) 239-0330

Alumni Website
Classmates.com®

Religious Affiliation
Nonsectarian

Co-Ed Status
Coed

Associations

  • National Association of Independent Schools
  • Other school associations
  • State or regional independent school association



The Independence School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

The Independence School Students by Grade
PK 75
K 63
1 72
2 68
3 72
4 70
5 74
6 92
7 83
8 83
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

The Independence School is a private elementary school located in Newark, DE and enrolls 752 students in grades Kindergarten through 8th. The Independence School is the 4th largest private school in Delaware and the 457th largest nationally. It has 16.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 752
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16:1
Full Time Teachers: 35

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The Independence School Students by Gender

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  School Nearby Schools
 Female 469
(62%)
21,551
(58%)
 Male 283
(38%)
15,542
(42%)

The Independence School Students by Ethnicity

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  School Nearby Schools
 White 476
(70%)
25,228
(82%)
 Asian 156
(23%)
1,233
(4%)
 Two or More 21
(3%)
800
(3%)
 Hispanic 13
(2%)
730
(2%)
 Black 11
(2%)
2,587
(8%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
42
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
41
(0%)

The Independence School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 836
2007 800
2009 752
2011 752

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11
2007 12
2009 12
2011 16

Compare The Independence School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,291.2% 12.9:1
 
1,600.0% 16.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
The Independence School
Newark, DE
Private PK - 08 752 16:1  
Linden Hill Elementary School
Wilmington, DE
Public KG - 05 881 16:1 2 miles
Cacc Montessori School
Hockessin, DE
Private PK - KG 86 4:1 2 miles
North Star Elementary School
Hockessin, DE
Public KG - 05 751 16.3:1 2 miles
Pike Creek Christian School
Newark, DE
Private PK - 08 131 6:1 3 miles
Hockessin Montessori School
Hockessin, DE
Private PK - 08 143 5:1 3 miles
Heritage Elementary School
Wilmington, DE
Public KG - 05 598 15.3:1 3 miles
Wilson (etta J.) Elementary School
Newark, DE
Public KG - 05 549 14.1:1 3 miles
Skyline Middle School
Wilmington, DE
Public 06 - 08 826 19.7:1 3 miles
Sanford School
Hockessin, DE
Private PK - 12 599 8:1 3 miles
Developing Minds Preschool and Learning Center
Wilmington, DE
Private PK - TK 67 2:1 4 miles
High Schools Elementary Schools

Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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