Independence Charter School (ICS) provides K-8 students throughout Philadelphia with a next-level, dual-language education experience. Combining exemplary instruction in STEAM academics, a dual-language instructional model and a comprehensive array of enrichment resources in the arts, business and civics, ICS prepares our students for success in the classroom, workplace, in the community and around the world.
Parents and families of ICS students are deeply involved with every aspect of their education. Our faculty enjoys a close collaborative dynamic with parents and guardians to ensure their child has everything they need to thrive in and out of the classroom.
ICS maintains close, seamless and constant communication with our students’ families, and work them to ensure their future children have access to an education at our institution. Is your younger child ready to start their educational journey? Let’s get started.
The mission of the ICS Learning Support Program is to motivate and educate all students.
Independence Charter School Announces $9 Million Capital Expansion and Renovation
ICS is growing!
Independence Charter School (ICS), a Philadelphia K-8 public charter school offering bilingual education, will be embarking on a $9 million, 25,000 square-foot facility expansion designed to enhance ICS’ ability to serving a diverse community of learners. With this renovation, ICS will have its first gym and auditorium, a larger, light-filled cafeteria, rooftop playground and ground-level play area, four additional classrooms, and additional office and meeting space. Construction will begin following the 2018-19 school year, and is slated for completion by August 2020.
ICS will send weekly updates to families to be released between Friday and Monday of each week. The Family and Staff Feedback form will remain open and checked regularly. An FAQ document will be created and sent in the weekly newsletter that will...
Dear ICS, Thank you for providing feedback on the plans for reopening. As you know the recommendations and state-mandated orders are ever changing and our team has wrestled with ways to mitigate the risk of exposure to COVID-19 for our staff,...
La traducción al español está después del texto en inglés. Dear Families, I hope that this email finds everyone safe and healthy (mentally, physically, and emotionally!). Because we know that inquiring minds want to know, I am writing to let you...
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