Independence Charter School (ICS)
- Application Deadline
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- Extended Day
Independence Charter School will foster equity and excellence in learning by embracing global citizenship, bilingual education, rigorous academics, and creative expression through the arts.
Community. We honor and celebrate the fullness of our individual and collective humanity.
Courage. We accept the challenge and joy of standing for who we are and for everyone's right to be themselves.
Growth. We take risks and do difficult things every day because learning strengthens our relationships to ourselves, each other, and the world. Learning is worth the effort.
Equity. We create a just learning environment that provides all learners with what they need to feel and be healthy, safe, and affirmed. All learners deserve academic opportunities that meet their needs.
Points Of Pride
Global citizenship education and Spanish immersion program; rigorous academic standards; graduates attend competitive high schools; dedicated, progressive, creative staff; high expectations for family engagement
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, Sibling offered seat (only for twins/multiples in K), Parent is staff member, Lives in Philadelphia, Out-of-district PA resident
Accreditations and HonorsAccredited by the Middle States Commission on Elementary Schools since 2011 (re-accredited in 2018)
Hours of Operation
|Mon||7:45 AM - 5:30 PM|
|Tues||7:45 AM - 5:30 PM|
|Wed||7:45 AM - 5:30 PM|
|Thur||7:45 AM - 5:30 PM|
|Fri||7:45 AM - 5:30 PM|