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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. 

2021-2022 School Day Hours

Dear Families, I hope that you are enjoying summer. We will be sending out regular reminders about the new arrival and dismissal times for next year. Please see below. In addition, I have included the new dismissal times for our Early Dismissal...

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School News and Updates

Family News: Graduation Day! Important Update: School Day Hours 2021-2022 COVID Vaccine Registration ICS Family News 05/21 Parent Rep. to the Board Winner 05/19 Parent Rep. to the Board Voting 05/10 Pennsylvania P-EBT Information 20-21 SY 05/04...

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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.

Lunch Program

Online Menus

Wellness Policy

LunchTime Portal

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      215-238-8000, ext. 2222

      215-238-8000, ext. 2228 (Spanish)

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1600 Lombard St.
Philadelphia, PA 19146