Independence Charter School - West (ICS West)
Independence Charter School West (ICS West), a dual-language school where students learn both English and Spanish, will serve a highly diverse student population in kindergarten through grade 8 and will provide high-quality learning experiences that promote academic excellence, global responsibility, and second-language acquisition for all students.
Points Of Pride
ICS West will create a positive learning environment in which all students possess higher-order thinking skills, are fully engaged in daily instruction, make authentic connections to the work around them, and use technology as a bridge to the future. This is the imperative for today's learners, and a charge that ICS West takes very seriously.
Admissions PolicyOpen to all students who live in Philadelphia. If there are more applications than available seats, a lottery will be held. The school’s enrollment policy gives priority to the following groups in this order: Sibling attending, Parent is staff member, Lives in Sayre, Bartram, or Overbrook catchment areas, Lives in Philadelphia, Out-of-district PA resident
Accreditations and Honors
Hours of Operation
|Mon||7:30 AM - 4:00 PM|
|Tues||7:30 AM - 4:00 PM|
|Wed||7:30 AM - 4:00 PM|
|Thur||7:30 AM - 4:00 PM|
|Fri||7:30 AM - 4:00 PM|