Strong Minds. Loving Hearts.
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IMS is a nonprofit network of 14 independent Catholic schools serving 4,000 students in grades Pre-K to 8 from families of all faiths in and near Philadelphia.
With a rigorous curriculum and high expectations, our schools challenge students to develop strong minds.
Guided by our Catholic values, we nurture the development of moral character, respectful behavior, and loving hearts.
With support from generous donors, IMS provides financial aid to every family, making our schools affordable for all.
Last year, 244 graduates enrolled at a Catholic high school, 88 at a district or charter school, 12 at a private school.
IMS sends graduates to
high-performing high schools
IMS has implemented
at all schools
IMS has spent
to improve school facilities
IMS has adopted
math and ELA curriculums
IMS has raised
to subsidize tuition for families
The Future is Bright
IMS Class of 2022 High School Selections
Special Admit/Magnet Schools
Catholic Independent Schools
District Schools in PHL/DE/NJ/Other
Non-Catholic Independent Schools
PHL/PA/DE/NJ Cyber Schools
Non-Catholic Boarding Schools
News from Our Network
IMS Board Announces Selection of New CEO
Dear IMS Community, The Board of Independence Mission Schools (IMS) is pleased to announce the selection of Gianna D’Angelo to serve as the new President and Chief Executive Officer of the...
2023 IMS Leadership Summit Sponsors
IMS leaders will come together March 22-24th for our annual IMS Leadership Summit at the Icona Resort in Avalon, NJ. We are so grateful to the following organizations for supporting our work at this...
IMS Mission Week is Coming!
Our first-ever IMS Mission Week will be held the week of March 27th-31st! This week-long virtual giving event, will bring alumni, families and friends together in support of our students. Our...
Thank You to the Sponsors of the 2023 IMS Summit
“The thing that makes IMS so special for my family is that they make you feel special. They stop at nothing to make sure your child succeeds. So to me it’s a no-brainer.”