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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. 

School Meals – Beginning March 9, 2021

School Meals - Beginning March 9, 2021 until the end of this school year. All ICS students can receive free bag-breakfast and lunch without parents having to fill out additional paperwork as part of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act under...

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In-Person Returning Updates

REOPENING UPDATES: ICS School Meals 03/09 ICS In-Person Program Waitlist 02/25 ICS 1st-8th Learning Lab Students 02/23 In-Person 1st-3rd Graders 02/23 Staff Vaccinations 02/18 In-Person Kindergarten Message from Principal Kristen 02/17 Family...

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La traducción al español está después del texto en inglés   Dear Families, After much consideration and review of the available data, we are planning to open for in-person learning four days per week (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday) for all...

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ICS offers breakfast and lunch through the National School Lunch Program. Lintons Managed Services is our meal vendor.

You can visit their online menus for detailed nutritional info.

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Philadelphia, PA 19146