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.



June 29-30, 2017

Latin School of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Thu, Jun 29 (8am) - Fri, Jun 30 (12pm)

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Annual Meeting

October 1-3, 2017

Cranbrook Schools, Bloomfield Hills, MI

Sun, Oct 1 - Tue, Oct 3


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K-12 Schools (Large)
Annual Meeting

October 16-17, 2017

Colorado Academy, Denver, CO

Mon, Oct 16 (8am) - Tue, Oct 17 (12pm)

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Elementary Schools
Annual Meeting

October 19-20, 2017

University Club of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Thu, Oct 19 (8am) - Fri, Oct 20 (12pm)

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Hotel: Click on “Groups” and enter code 6046

K-12 (Mid-Size)
Annual Meeting

October 23-24, 2017

University Club of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Mon, Oct 23 (8am) - Tue, Oct 24 (12pm)

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Hotel: Click on “Groups” and enter code 6047

Middle/Upper Schools
Annual Meeting

November 2-3, 2017

University Club of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Thu, Nov 2 (8am) - Fri, Nov 3 (12pm)

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Hotel: Click on “Groups” and enter code 6050


November 13-14, 2017

Berkeley Prep, Tampa, FL

Thu, Nov 13 (8am) - Fri, Nov 14 (12pm)



INDEX Academic

April 12-13, 2018

University Club of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Thu, Apr 12 (8am) - Fri, Apr 13 (12pm)



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

    Client & Technology Services


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

      Muddy Waters

      Board Chair, Head of School

      The Pike School, Andover, MA

        Ward Ghory

        Vice Chair, Head of School

        The Harley School, Rochester, NY

          Cindy Stadulis

          Secretary, CFO

          Kentucky Country Day School, Louisville, KY

            Kathy Jones

            Treasurer, Asst. Head for Finance & Ops

            Marin Country Day School, Corte Madera, CA

              Percy Abram

              Head of School

              The Bush School, Seattle, WA

                Chuck Baldecchi

                Head of School

                The Lexington School, Lexington, KY

                  Matt Levinson

                  Head of School

                  University Prep, Seattle, WA

                    TJ Locke

                    Head of School

                    The Episcopal Academy, Philadelphia, PA

                      Lisa Lyle

                      Head of School

                      Mary Institute & St. Louis Country Day School, St. Louis, MO

                        Melissa Orth


                        Greenhill School, Addison, TX

                          Donna Pacchioni


                          Hawken School, Gate Mills, OH

                            Ann Marie Tidona

                            Director of Finance

                            Friends Academy, Locust Valley, NY


                              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)
                              • Berkeley Preparatory School (Tampa, FL)
                              • Berwick Academy (South Berwick, ME)
                              • Blake School (Hopkins, MN)
                              • Bolles School (Jacksonville, FL)
                              • Brentwood School (Los Angeles, CA)
                              • Buckingham Browne & Nichols (Cambridge, MA)
                              • Buckley School (Sherman Oaks, CA)
                              • Bush School (Seattle, WA)
                              • Cape Fear Academy (Wilmington, NC)
                              • Cape Henry Collegiate (Virginia Beach, VA)
                              • Carolina Day School (Asheville, NC)
                              • Cary Academy (Cary, NC)
                              • 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)
                              • Christ Church Episcopal School (Greenville, SC)
                              • Cincinnati Country Day School (Cincinnati, OH)
                              • Collegiate School (Richmond, VA)
                              • Colorado Academy (Denver, CO)
                              • Community School of Naples (Naples, FL)
                              • Cranbrook School (Bloomfield Hills, MI)
                              • Crystal Springs Uplands (Hillsborough, CA)
                              • 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)
                              • Far Hills Country Day School (Far Hills, NJ)
                              • 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)
                              • Grace-Saint Luke’s Episcopal School (Memphis, TN)
                              • Graland Country Day School (Denver, CO)
                              • Greenhill School (Addison, TX)
                              • Greenhills School (Ann Arbor, MI)
                              • Greensboro Day School (Greensboro, NC)
                              • 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 (Honolulu, HI)
                              • Kamehameha Schools Hawai'i (Kea'au, HI)
                              • Kamehameha Schools Kapalama (Honolulu, HI)
                              • Kamehameha Schools Maui (Makawao, HI)
                              • Kent Denver School (Denver, CO)
                              • Kentucky Country Day School (Louisville, KY)
                              • Key School (Annapolis, MD)
                              • La Jolla Country Day School (La Jolla, CA)
                              • Lake Forest Country Day School (Lake Forest, IL)
                              • Lancaster Country Day School (Lancaster, PA)
                              • Latin School of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
                              • Lexington School (Lexington, KY)
                              • Lovett School (Atlanta, GA)
                              • Marin Country Day School (Corte Madera, CA)
                              • Mary Institute & St. Louis Country Day School (St. Louis, MO)
                              • McGillis School (Salt Lake City, UT)
                              • Metairie Park Country Day School (Metairie, LA)
                              • 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)
                              • Norfolk Academy (Norfolk, VA)
                              • North Shore Country Day School (Winnetka, IL)
                              • Nueva School (San Mateo, CA)
                              • Oak Hall School (Gainesville, FL)
                              • Out-of-Door Academy (Sarasota, FL)
                              • Overlake School (Redmond, WA)
                              • Pace Academy (Atlanta, GA)
                              • Palm Beach Day Academy (Palm Beach, FL)
                              • 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 (Racine, 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)
                              • Rodeph Sholom School (New York, NY)
                              • Rowland Hall (Salt Lake City, UT)
                              • Rumson Country Day School (Rumson, 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)
                              • Sidwell Friends School (Washington, DC)
                              • 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)
                              • 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)
                              • Waynflete School (Portland, ME)
                              • Westminster School (Oklahoma City, OK)
                              • Westminster Schools (Atlanta, GA)
                              • Wheeler School (Providence, RI)
                              • William Penn Charter School (Philadelphia, PA)
                              • Wilmington Friends School (Wilmington, DE)
                              • Winchester Thurston School (Pittsburgh, PA)
                              • Windward School (Los Angeles, CA)
                              • Woodward Academy (College Park, GA)


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