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?

After care services are provided through DiSilvestro Playground After School Program from 2:45 pm to 6:00 pm daily. Students will be picked up from St. Thomas Aquinas at dismissal. The cost is $15 per week. For additional information, contact Brett Bessler at (484) 557-5696 or [email protected].

Do you offer breakfast and/or lunch?

Yes, breakfast and lunch are provided daily for all students free of charge.

Do you offer special assistance for learning disabilities?

Although we do not offer a special education program, we have a staff trained in methods of differentiating instruction. Please contact the Principal at 215-334-0878 if you have specific questions.