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IMS is taking all necessary precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19, while also ensuring students continue to be enriched with a rigorous academic curriculum. More information can be found below on our updated COVID-19 health and safety page.
The mission of Independence Mission Schools is to provide a transformative Catholic education that develops students intellectually, emotionally, and spiritually, and that provides children of all faiths with the opportunity to learn in an academically rigorous environment and to grow in a culture of love, setting them on the path to a promising future.
Our Mother of Sorrows/St. Ignatius of Loyola is proud to be an Independence Mission School. IMS is a non-profit organization managing a network of 14 Philadelphia
Catholic elementary schools. These schools provide a high-quality, low-cost education to 4,000 students of all faiths, delivering opportunity to these children and their families.