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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 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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P-EBT Update

P-ebt information 2020-21 SY   DHS will start issuing P-EBT for school-age children on May 10th, and they will take 10 business days to be transferred. More than 600,000 P-EBT cards will have to be mailed in Pennsylvania. Other states will...

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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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      215-238-8000, ext. 2222

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

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1600 Lombard St.
Philadelphia, PA 19146