Apply now for the 2022-2023 school year!

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.


We are a K-8 Catholic Independence Mission School located in Delaware County, Pennsylvania. We empower our students to do their best to learn and to apply their knowledge, religious values, and God-given talents to meet the challenges of a morally complex 21st century.



Enrollment is now underway! Current families are invited to re-enroll and new families are welcome to apply.

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Financial aid is available to those families that need it. Please see the Financial Aid section of this website, and call the school to schedule an appointment to speak with an enrollment counselor.

Our Mission

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.


SS. Cyril & Philomena is proud to be an Independence Mission School. IMS is a network of 14 schools providing a quality, affordable education for 4,000 elementary-age children in Philadelphia.
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