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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.

Our Mission

Creating successful, culturally aware global citizens.

Language Programs

Dynamic, globally focused dual-language education model.

Fast Facts

Discover the benefits of a foundational education at ICS.

Prospective Families

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.

Current Families

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.

Special Education

The mission of the ICS Learning Support Program is to motivate and educate all students. 

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News

Annual Homelessness Awareness Drive

Dear ICS Families, Homelessness Awareness Week is an annual event that we hold in Pennsylvania in conjunction with the National Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Campaign. As people are coming together across the country to draw attention to the...

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Important dates and reminders!

Hi ICS families, It is getting colder! Make sure your children's outerwear is clearly labeled with their first and last names. When items like coats and hats get lost they will often make their way back to you if it's easy to find the owner's name...

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Picture Day Tomorrow!

Dear ICS families, Thursday, October 28th, the whole school will have their individual photos taken by Lifetouch. There will be 4 photographers safely spaced out in our new gym to accommodate picture day for kinders through 8th grade...and teachers...

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Contact

We’re ready to answer any questions you may have, reach out to an ICS rep now.

Opening Worlds of Opportunity

     

CONTACT US

 

      215-238-8000, ext. 2222

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

      Contact us

      215-238-1998

1600 Lombard St.
Philadelphia, PA 19146