Independence Mission Schools is one of the most inspiring stories in Philadelphia education.
A story like no other.
Taking on 15 struggling businesses for a turnaround venture is not generally a recipe for success. But after five years of dedication from enthusiastic supporters and partners across the Philadelphia region, Independence Mission Schools has built a successful model for urban Catholic education that now educates 4,800 low-income children of all faiths.
IMS is making a lasting impact in Philadelphia by transforming the education landscape for struggling families. Philadelphia has a strong legacy of Catholic education, and IMS is doing vital work to keep that resource alive for the next generation. Please direct all media inquiries to the Office of Communications at 610-200-5100 x105.
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