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 Academic Conference

April 12-13, 2018

University Club of Chicago, Chicago, IL

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

Register Hotel
Hotel: 312.726.2840 (INDEX block) or (group code 6244)
when prompted select “guest of a member." You do not need to enter the membership number. Room rates: $159, $199, and $269.

INDEX Communications Conference

June 26-27, 2018

Rowland Hall, Salt Lake City, UT

Tue, Jun 26 (8am) - Wed, Jun 27 (12pm)


Hotel: Hotel Monaco, 15 West 200 South, Salt Lake City
Hotel: Please call 800-805-1801 or 801-595-000 (INDEX Block) or Book Online.
Room rate: $239

INMAX Annual Meeting

October 7-9, 2018

The Bolles School, Jacksonville, FL

Sun, Oct 7 - Tue, Oct 9


K-12 Schools Green Annual Meeting

October 14-16, 2018

Berkeley Preparatory School, Tampa, FL

Pre-conference Dinner: Sun, Oct 14 (6:30pm)
Mon, Oct 15 (8am) - Tue, Oct 16 (12pm)

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Hotel: Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay
Guest Room Reservations: Book Online.

Elementary Schools Annual Meeting

October 18-19, 2018

University Club of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Thu, Oct 18 (8am) - Fri, Oct 19 (12pm)

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Guest Room Reservations: Book online (use reservation link at bottom of page - Booking Code: 6443) or call 312-726-2840 (reference INDEX block).

K-12 Blue Annual Meeting

October 21-23, 2018

University Club of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Mon, Oct 22 (8am) - Tue, Oct 23 (12pm)

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Room Reservations: University Club - Book online (use reservation link at bottom of page - Booking Code: 6444) or call 312-726-2840 (reference INDEX block).
Hyatt Centric Reservations - Book online.

Middle/Upper Schools Annual Meeting

October 25-26, 2018

University Club of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Thu, Oct 25 (8am) - Fri, Oct 26 (12pm)

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Guest Room Reservations: Book online (use reservation link at bottom of page - Booking Code: 6445) or call 312-726-2840 (reference INDEX block).

INDEX Development Conference

November 11-13, 2018

Isidore Newman School, New Orleans, LA

Sun, Nov 11 - Tue, Nov 13

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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


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

        Cindy Stadulis

        Board Chair, CFO

        Kentucky Country Day School, Louisville, KY

          Percy Abram

          Vice Chair, Head of School

          The Bush School, Seattle, WA

            Chuck Baldecchi

            Secretary, Head of School

            The Lexington School, Lexington, KY

              Kathy Jones

              Treasurer, Asst. Head for Finance & Ops

              Marin Country Day School, Corte Madera, CA

                Nat Conard


                Pingry School, Basking Ridge, NJ

                  Ward Ghory

                  Head of School

                  The Harley School, Rochester, NY

                    Matt Levinson

                    Head of School

                    University Prep, Seattle, WA

                      TJ Locke

                      Head of School

                      The Episcopal Academy, Philadelphia, PA

                        Jeff Martin

                        Business Manager

                        Norfolk Academy, Norfolk, VA

                          Phyllis Palmiero

                          VP for Finance & Administration

                          Collegiate School, Richmond, VA

                            Teresa Standard

                            Director of Finance

                            University School of Nashville, Nashville, TN

                              Muddy Waters

                              Head of School

                              The Pike School, Andover, MA


                                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)
                                • 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)
                                • 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 Schools (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)
                                • 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)
                                • 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 (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)
                                • 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)
                                • 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 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)
                                • Winsor School (Boston, MA)
                                • Woodward Academy (College Park, GA)


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