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Sponsor-a-Student

Your help makes it possible for students to receive a life-changing Catholic education.

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Help Reimagine Urban Catholic Education.

We are seeking innovative Pre-K to 8 educators with a passion for helping urban students. There are a few openings for the upcoming school year.
Join our team!

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Perform a Modern Day Miracle

You or your business can turn your tax dollars into scholarships for low-income students through the Pennsylvania state tax credit program.

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Beacons of Hope

Our schools provide high-quality Catholic education to low-income children of all faiths.

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Thank You

We work with innovative programs to help us build our new model for urban Catholic education.

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Sponsor-a-Student

Your help makes it possible for students to receive a life-changing Catholic education.

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Transforming Young Lives & Communities

Independence Mission Schools is a non-profit network of 15 independent Catholic schools providing a transformative education to children of all faiths in low-income neighborhoods across the city of Philadelphia. 

Help us help them transform their lives and communities.

Who We Serve

36% of the students live below the poverty level, and 80% live in families making less than $50,000/yr.

Meeting The Need

93% of IMS students are eligible for financial aid.

All For One

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

Now Trending

Enrollment is up 23% from our starting point in 2012.

IMS Board Members Receive Papal Honors

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia has announced that Pope Francis has bestowed Papal Honors upon 28…

4th Grade Journalists In the Making

St. Martin de Porres, St. Raymond of Penafort and St. Veronica all participate in the Healthy NewsWorks

We Are All One In Christ

Today, as we remember Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his dream of equality for all, we reaffirm…