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The Mission of Independence Academy: It is the mission of Independence Academy Charter School to educate students of diverse ages and backgrounds to understand, thrive in, and enhance our world, community, and environment. We regard learning as a continuing process, and strive to provide an education that will enable students to live productive lives, while achieving a balance between self-fulfillment and service to others. Students are encouraged to think critically and act ethically with sensitivity to both the human community and the environment. Our philosophy stresses experiential learning and self-direction within an interdisciplinary curriculum.

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School Board Vacancy

We are looking for a community member (someone who does not have students attending the school) preferably with a law or school policy background to sit on our board of directors. If you are interested please review the expectations for the IACS Board and fill out the Declaration of Candidacy located under the IACS Board of Directors menu, then select IACS Board of Directors from the drop down menu. Please send it along with a resume and cover letter to lisa.gonsalves@d51schools.org.

Mission Statement

It is the mission of Independence Academy Charter School to educate students of diverse ages and backgrounds to understand, thrive in, and enhance our world, community, and environment. We regard learning as a continuing process, and strive to provide an education that will enable students to live productive lives, while achieving a balance between self-fulfillment and service to others. Students are encouraged to think critically and act ethically with sensitivity to both the human community and the environment. Our philosophy stresses experiential learning and self-direction within an interdisciplinary curriculum.