Frequently Asked Questions

For FAQs regarding enrollment, tuition and financial aid, click here.

Do you offer transportation?

Transportation is available for all Philadelphia residents who live at least 1.5 miles from the school. Yellow school bus service is available to students in grades 1-6. Free SEPTA Student Fare Cards are available to students in grades 7-8. Eligible families also have the option to opt out of service and receive a monthly reimbursement, through the District’s Parent Flat Rate Program. ALL transportation is provided by the School District of Philadelphia and is not managed by IMS directly.

Do you offer before and after care?

Yes. Before care begins at 7 am. There is a $10 registration fee. Parents pay $35/month in the main office. After care for grades K-8 runs until 6:00 pm on all days that school is in session, including half days. Pre-K 3 & Pre-K 4 after care is available from 3:15-6 pm. There is a registration fee of $10 and the cost is $35/week.

Do you offer breakfast and/or lunch?


What are your school hours?

Doors open for all students at 7:45 am. Pre-K through 8th grade are required to be in school by 8:05 am. Dismissal is at 3:15 pm. Dismissal on Tuesdays is at 1:15 pm.

How can family members get involved or volunteer?

Family members may participate in the Home and School Association, a group of parent volunteers that meets monthly.