INDEX is a member-driven, not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing data, analysis, research, and information to Independent Schools to aid in decision-making, policy development, and strategic planning. Our products, programs, and services leverage domain expertise, state-of-the-art technology, and professional analytics to provide insight into current performance, emerging trends, and best practices in the areas of institutional structure, operations, and programs.


INDEX Communications Conference

June 25-26, 2019

Westminster Schools, Atlanta, GA

Tue, Jun 25 (8am) - Wed, Jun 26 (12pm)


 Hotel: Hotel Indigo Atlanta Vinings, 2857 Paces Ferry Road
Hotel: Please call 877.666.3243 (INDEX Communications Conference Group Block) or Book Online. Room rate: $159

INMAX Annual Meeting

October 6-8, 2019

St. George's Independent School, Memphis, TN

Sun, Oct 6 (6pm) - Tue, Oct 8 (12pm)

Register Hotel

Hotel: The Peabody Memphis, 118 S 2nd St, Memphis, TN 38103
Rates starting at $199/night

Elementary Schools Annual Meeting

October 10-11, 2019

University Club of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Thu, Oct 10 (8am) - Fri, Oct 11 (12pm)


Room Reservations: Call 312.726.2840 and ask for the INDEX room block, or book online. Use Group Code 6836. When prompted, please select “Guest of a member." You do not need to enter the membership number. Room rates: $199, $239, and $309.

K12 Schools Green Annual Meeting

October 14-15, 2019

Brentwood School, Los Angeles, CA

Mon, Oct 14 (8am) - Tue, Oct 15 (12pm)


Hotel: The LUXE Sunset Boulevard Hotel, 11461 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90049
Guest Room Reservations: Book Online. Rates starting at $279/night.

K12 Blue Annual Meeting

October 21-22, 2019

University Club of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Mon, Oct 21 (8am) - Tue, Oct 22 (12pm)


University Club Reservations: Call 312.726.2840 and ask for the INDEX room block, or book online. Use Group Code 6764. When prompted, please select “Guest of a member." You do not need to enter the membership number. Room rates: $229, $299, and $359.
Hyatt Centric, 100 West Monroe St., Chicago Reservations: Call 800.233.1234 and ask for the INDEX room block, or book online. Rates starting at $305.

Middle/Upper Schools Annual Meeting

October 24-25, 2019

University Club of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Thu, Oct 24 (8am) - Fri, Oct 25 (12pm)


Room Reservations: Call 312.726.2840 and ask for the INDEX room block, or book online. Use Group Code 6749. When prompted, please select “Guest of a member." You do not need to enter the membership number. Room rates: $229, $299, and $359.

INDEX Advancement Meeting

November 14-15, 2019

Greenhill School, Addison, TX

Thu, Nov 14 - Fri, Nov 15

Hotel Guest room reservations: The Westin Galleria Dallas Book Online.
Rates starting at $199/night

INDEX 2020

October 18-20, 2020

Salt Lake City, UT

Sun, Oct 18 - Tue, Oct 20


The mission of INDEX is to serve the interests of member schools through the facilitation of effective sharing of accurate and meaningful educational and operational information, the cultivation of strong personal relationships among the members, and the establishment of forums and study groups on topics of interest to the membership.

Lisa Pullman

Executive Director

Becky McGrath

Technology Operations & Member Engagement Manager

Alexandra Montigny

Event Coordinator

Anne Fitzler


INDEX is a not-for-profit organization governed by a Board of Directors, elected from the current member schools.

Chuck Baldecchi

Board Chair, Head of School

The Lexington School, Lexington, KY

    Percy Abram

    Vice Chair, Head of School

    The Bush School, Seattle, WA

      Kathy Jones

      Treasurer, Assistant Head for Finance and Operations

      Marin Country Day School, Corte Madera, CA

        Matt Levinson

        Secretary, Head of School

        University Prep, Seattle, WA

          Nat Conard


          Pingry School, Basking Ridge, NJ

            Faye Ferguson

            Director of Finance and Operations

            National Cathedral School, Washington, DC

              Stuart Gulley


              Woodward Academy, College Park, GA

                TJ Locke

                Head of School

                The Episcopal Academy, Philadelphia, PA

                  Jeff Martin

                  Assistant Headmaster for Business and Auxiliary Operations

                  Norfolk Academy, Norfolk, VA

                    Phyllis Palmiero

                    VP for Finance & Administration

                    Collegiate School, Richmond, VA

                      Teresa Standard


                      University School of Nashville, Nashville, TN


                        INDEX provides the framework, management support, and technical and analytical expertise to several independent school collaborative groups. The purpose of each of these groups is to share data, analysis, research, and information to aid member schools in decision-making, policy development, and strategic planning.

                        INDEX offers an array of products, programs, and services, all designed in close collaboration with our members. The work we do and the services and products we provide are dynamic and ever evolving, as we anticipate trends and adapt to emerging tactical issues and long-term strategic visions. All our products and services are designed to provide insight into current performance, emerging trends, and best practices in the areas of institutional structure, operations, programs, and management.

                        We are a close knit group of professional colleagues. Many of our member schools have been working together in the collaborative for 20 years. We are not only a collegial group of professionals, we are trusted friends and colleagues. The intimate nature of our network allows member schools to willingly share experiences, insights, and initiatives.

                        MEMBER SCHOOLS

                        • All Saints Academy (Winter Haven, FL)
                        • Ashley Hall (Charleston, SC)
                        • Belmont Hill School (Belmont, MA)
                        • Berkeley Preparatory School (Tampa, FL)
                        • Berwick Academy (South Berwick, ME)
                        • Blake School (Hopkins, MN)
                        • Bolles School (Jacksonville, FL)
                        • Breck School (Golden Valley, MN)
                        • Brentwood School (Los Angeles, CA)
                        • Buckingham Browne & Nichols (Cambridge, MA)
                        • Buckley School (Sherman Oaks, CA)
                        • The Bush School (Seattle, WA)
                        • Cape Fear Academy (Wilmington, NC)
                        • Cape Henry Collegiate (Virginia Beach, VA)
                        • Carolina Day School (Asheville, NC)
                        • Cary Academy (Cary, NC)
                        • The Casady School (Oklahoma City, OK)
                        • Castilleja School (Palo Alto, CA)
                        • Catlin Gabel School (Portland, OR)
                        • Chadwick School (Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA)
                        • Charles Wright Academy (Tacoma, WA)
                        • Charlotte Country Day School (Charlotte, NC)
                        • Charlotte Latin School (Charlotte, NC)
                        • The Children's School (Atlanta, GA)
                        • Christ Church Episcopal School (Greenville, SC)
                        • Cincinnati Country Day School (Cincinnati, OH)
                        • Collegiate School (Richmond, VA)
                        • Colorado Academy (Denver, CO)
                        • Columbus Academy (Gahanna, OH)
                        • Community School of Naples (Naples, FL)
                        • Cranbrook Schools (Bloomfield Hills, MI)
                        • Crystal Springs Uplands (Hillsborough, CA)
                        • The Derryfield School (Mancester, NH)
                        • Detroit Country Day School (Beverly Hills, MI)
                        • Duke School (Durham, NC)
                        • Durham Academy (Durham, NC)
                        • Dwight-Englewood School (Englewood, NJ)
                        • Elisabeth Morrow School (Englewood, NJ)
                        • Ensworth School (Nashville, TN)
                        • Episcopal Academy (Newtown Square, PA)
                        • Episcopal Day School (Augusta, GA)
                        • Evergreen School (The Shoreline, WA)
                        • Flint Hill School (Oakton, VA)
                        • Foote School (New Haven, CT)
                        • Fort Worth Country Day School (Fort Worth, TX)
                        • Francis Parker School (San Diego, CA)
                        • Francis W. Parker School (Chicago, IL)
                        • Friends Academy (Locust Valley, NY)
                        • Georgetown Day School (Washington, DC)
                        • Germantown Academy (Fort Washington, PA)
                        • Girls Preparatory School (Chattanooga, TN)
                        • Grace-Saint Luke’s Episcopal School (Memphis, TN)
                        • Graland Country Day School (Denver, CO)
                        • Greenhill School (Addison, TX)
                        • Greenhills School (Ann Arbor, MI)
                        • Greenwich Country Day School (Greenwich, CT)
                        • Gulliver Schools (Miami, FL)
                        • Harding Academy (Nashville, TN)
                        • Harley School (Rochester, NY)
                        • Harpeth Hall (Nashville, TN)
                        • Harvard-Westlake (Los Angeles, CA)
                        • Hawken School (Gates Mills, OH)
                        • Head-Royce School (Oakland, CA)
                        • Hillbrook School (Los Gatos, CA)
                        • Holland Hall (Tulsa, OK)
                        • Holton-Arms School (Bethesda, MD)
                        • Isidore Newman School (New Orleans, LA)
                        • John Burroughs School (St. Louis, MO)
                        • John Cooper School (The Woodlands, TX)
                        • Kamehameha Schools Hawai'i (Kea'au, HI)
                        • Kamehameha Schools Maui (Makawao, HI)
                        • Kent Denver School (Denver, CO)
                        • Kent Place School (Summit, NJ)
                        • Kentucky Country Day School (Louisville, KY)
                        • Key School (Annapolis, MD)
                        • The Kinkaid School (Houston, TX)
                        • Lake Forest Country Day School (Lake Forest, IL)
                        • Lancaster Country Day School (Lancaster, PA)
                        • The Langley School (McLean, VA)
                        • Latin School of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
                        • Lexington School (Lexington, KY)
                        • Lovett School (Atlanta, GA)
                        • Marin Country Day School (Corte Madera, CA)
                        • Marist School (Atlanta, GA)
                        • Mary Institute & St. Louis Country Day School (St. Louis, MO)
                        • McDonogh School (Owings Mills, MD)
                        • McGillis School (Salt Lake City, UT)
                        • Metairie Park Country Day School (Metairie, LA)
                        • Milton Hershey School (Hershey, PA)
                        • Moorestown Friends School (Moorestown, NJ)
                        • Moses Brown (Providence, RI)
                        • Mounds Park Academy (St. Paul, MN)
                        • National Cathedral School (Washington, DC)
                        • Newark Academy (Livingston, NJ)
                        • New Canaan Country School (New Canaan, CT)
                        • Noble and Greenough (Dedham, MA)
                        • Norfolk Academy (Norfolk, VA)
                        • North Shore Country Day School (Winnetka, IL)
                        • Nueva School (San Mateo, CA)
                        • Out-of-Door Academy (Sarasota, FL)
                        • Pace Academy (Atlanta, GA)
                        • Pacific Ridge School (Carlsbad, CA)
                        • Parish Episcopal School (Dallas, TX)
                        • Park School (Brookline, MA)
                        • Park Tudor School (Indianapolis, IN)
                        • Pembroke Hill School (Kansas City, MO)
                        • Pike School (Andover, MA)
                        • Pine Crest Preparatory School (Fort Lauderdale, FL)
                        • Pingry School (Basking Ridge, NJ)
                        • Polytechnic School (Pasadena, CA)
                        • Porter-Gaud School (Charleston, SC)
                        • Potomac School (McLean, VA)
                        • Prairie School (Wind Point, WI)
                        • Princeton Day School (Princeton, NJ)
                        • Providence Day School (Charlotte, NC)
                        • Punahou School (Honolulu, HI)
                        • Randolph School (Huntsville, AL)
                        • Ransom Everglades School (Coconut Grove, FL)
                        • Ravenscroft School (Raleigh, NC)
                        • Riverdale Country School (Bronx, NY)
                        • Rowland Hall (Salt Lake City, UT)
                        • Rumson Country Day School (Rumson, NJ)
                        • Rutgers Preparatory School (Somerset, NJ)
                        • San Francisco Day School (San Francisco, CA)
                        • Seattle Academy (Seattle, WA)
                        • Sewickley Academy (Sewickley, PA)
                        • Shady Hill School (Cambridge, MA)
                        • Shore Country Day School (Beverly, MA)
                        • St. Andrew’s Episcopal School (Ridgeland, MS)
                        • St. George’s Independent School (Collierville, TN)
                        • St. John’s Episcopal School (Dallas, TX)
                        • St. John’s School (Houston, TX)
                        • St. Luke's School (New Canaan, CT)
                        • St. Margaret’s Episcopal School (San Juan Capistrano, CA)
                        • St. Martin’s Episcopal School (Atlanta, GA)
                        • St. Paul Academy & Summit School (St. Paul, MN)
                        • St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes School (Alexandria, VA)
                        • Summit Country Day School (Cincinnati, OH)
                        • Summit School (Winston-Salem, NC)
                        • The Tatnall School (Wilmington, DE)
                        • Tower Hill School (Wilmington, DE)
                        • Trinity Episcopal School (Charlotte, NC)
                        • Trinity School of Durham and Chapel Hill (Durham, NC)
                        • Trinity Valley School (Fort Worth, TX)
                        • University Prep (Seattle, WA)
                        • University School of Milwaukee (Milwaukee, WI)
                        • University School of Nashville (Nashville, TN)
                        • Viewpoint School (Calabasas, CA)
                        • Waterford School (Sandy, UT)
                        • Waynflete School (Portland, ME)
                        • Westminster Schools (Atlanta, GA)
                        • Wheeler School (Providence, RI)
                        • Wildwood School (Los Angeles, CA)
                        • William Penn Charter School (Philadelphia, PA)
                        • Wilmington Friends School (Wilmington, DE)
                        • Winchester Thurston School (Pittsburgh, PA)
                        • Winsor School (Boston, MA)
                        • Woodward Academy (College Park, GA)


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