Frequently Asked Questions

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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?

Our Morning CARES begins at 7:00 am. After School CARES begins at 2:45 pm and ends at 6:00 pm. Volunteers from Villanova provide our students with homework help and assist with extracurricular activities.

Do you offer breakfast and/or lunch?

Breakfast and lunch are provided to our students through Nutritional Development Services at no cost. Breakfast is from 7:30 am -7:55 am.

Do you offer learning support?

Learning support is offered in grades 4-8. A reading specialist offers reading support in grades K-3. We also provide speech services for students who qualify.