Tag: St. Thomas Aquinas

Inquirer: S. Phila. Catholic school to get $1.4 million grant

By Kristen A. Graham, Inquirer Staff Writer It’s a grant the pontiff would appreciate: A South Philadelphia Catholic school that serves predominantly poor immigrant students is getting $1.4 million to improve and expand. The gift to Independence Mission Schools – the network that runs St. Thomas Aquinas and 14 other former Archdiocese of Philadelphia parish …

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Our latest grant to a Catholic elementary school

Today we announced a new $1.4 million investment to support the transformation of St. Thomas Aquinas, a Catholic elementary school serving a diverse student body made up mostly of students from immigrant families in South Philadelphia. You can read about this timely news in today’s Inquirer, as Philadelphia readies for the Pope’s visit this weekend. The grant …

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PSP Invests $1.4 Million to Support Turnaround of South Philadelphia Catholic School

Grant will support the transformation of St. Thomas Aquinas, part of the Independence Mission Schools network PHILADELPHIA, PA – The Philadelphia School Partnership (PSP) today announced it has awarded $1.4 million from its Great Schools Fund to Independence Mission Schools (IMS) to support the transformation of St. Thomas Aquinas, a PreK-8 parish school serving 300 …

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Today’s news: Our investment in three schools

Today we announced that the Great Schools Fund will invest another $350,000 to plan for the turnaround and expansion of 3 Philadelphia schools. Read about the investments in today’s Inquirer. $275,000 will support turnaround planning at St. Thomas Aquinas and St. Helena-Incarnation, two Pre K-8 Catholic schools serving predominantly low-income and minority students. Both schools …

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PSP Invests $350K to Support Planning for Growth and Turnaround of 3 Philadelphia Schools

Great Schools Fund has granted more than $34 million to Philadelphia schools since 2011 PHILADELPHIA, PA – The Philadelphia School Partnership (PSP) today announced it has awarded an additional $343,600 in incubation grants to three Philadelphia schools to support expansion and turnaround plans so they can provide a high-quality education to more students. The Great …

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