Welcome to Saint Helena~Incarnation Catholic School, IMS

Independence Mission Schools is a non-profit organization managing a network of 14 Catholic elementary schools across the city of Philadelphia. These schools, formerly run by the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, are beacons of hope to their communities; they provide a high-quality, low-cost education to more than 4,100 children of all faiths from many of the City’s most underserved neighborhoods, delivering opportunity to these children and their families.

Our Mission: St. Helena~Incarnation Catholic School, IMS fosters and enriched multicultural learning environment. We are committed to sharing our Catholic Faith and Gospel values, along with our parents, teachers and faith community. We strive to develop the unique talents and gifts of each student; spiritually, physically, intellectually, technologically and socially. Our students learn and grow together each day within the classroom and community to become active Christians, lifelong learners and problem solvers. The students are encouraged to apply what they learn in the content areas to real life situations of the 21st century. It is our vision to bring Christ’s presence to all and bring one another closer to Christ each day.