Registration & Planning Your Arrival to Independence
For registration information, questions, transcript requests, and scheduling of new student meetings, please contact our Registrar. We are happy to have initial conversations over the phone or through virtual meetings in advance of your arrival to facilitate a smooth transition. Our Registrar will work with families and their prior schools to ensure that we receive educational records and conduct a thorough review.
Kate Lemieux, Independence High School Registrar
- Hours: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm, M-F
Resources for Registration:
- Take a look at Independence High School
- Meet our counseling and student services team
- Independence Athletics
- Independence Clubs & Extracurricular Activities
Academic Planning & Programs
- Advanced Studies Diploma Requirements
- Standard Diploma Requirements
- LCPS Program of Studies
- Independence High School Curriculum and Course Selection Information
- Academies of Loudoun
- LCPS Pre-IB Program
- LCPS World Language Credit through Testing
- LCPS Home Instruction
Military Interstate Compact
The Department of Defense, in collaboration with the National Center for Interstate Compacts and the Council of State Governments has developed an interstate compact that addresses the educational transition issues of children of military families.
Currently all 50 States and the District of Columbia participate in the interstate compact that provide a uniform policy platform for resolving the challenges experienced by military children.
It is estimated that the average military family moves three times more often than the average non-military family. These frequent moves by can cause children to miss out on extracurricular activities and to face challenges in meeting graduation requirements. The Compact will ensure that the children of military families are afforded the same opportunities for educational success as other children and are not penalized or delayed in achieving their educational goals by inflexible administrative and bureaucratic practices. States participating in the Compact would work to coordinate graduation requirements, transfer of records and course placement and other administrative policies.
LCPS Impact Aid
The Federal Impact Aid program provides financial assistance to school districts that enroll federally connected students. The funds secured from the program become part of the Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) general operating budget and help reduce the amount of local monies needed to provide a quality education for your children.
LCPS is eligible to receive Impact Aid funds if either parent or guardian is on active duty in the uniformed services or working on federally-owned property located in Virginia. Individuals working on federally-owned property in Virginia may be employed by a private business or contractor, or the federal government.
For more information, please visit: https://www.lcps.org/Page/239727
Additional Resources for Military Families