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36% of the students live below the poverty level, and 80% live in families making less than $50,000/yr.
93% of IMS students are eligible for financial aid.
Our school communities are incredibly diverse — 80% are non-Catholic, 76% of our students are African-American, 11% are Latino, 7% are Asian, 5% are Caucasian and 1% are Asian Islander/American Indian
Enrollment is up 23% from our starting point in 2012.
On the one month anniversary of the school shooting in Parkland, FL, all of the Independence Mission…
6th – 8th grade students from St. Veronica’s Catholic School and Philadelphia Police Officers…