Our Mission

Mission: Independence Mission Schools (IMS) provides a transformative Catholic education that develops students intellectually, emotionally, and spiritually and that provides children of all faiths across the city of Philadelphia the opportunity to learn in a college preparatory environment and grow in a culture of love, setting them on the path to a promising future.

Part of the Independence Mission Schools network of 15 Catholic schools, at St. Frances Cabrini Catholic School living out the IMS mission means: To know, Love, and Live, the life of Christ, by providing a value centered education based on the philosophy of Mother Cabrini.”

Vision: St. Frances Cabrini School will be a model for Catholic education in our community where students, families, and staff all play an integral part in the development and success of all our students.  St. Frances Cabrini School will provide a learning environment grounded in academic excellence where the intellectual, spiritual, moral, and social-emotional needs of each student can be met. Graduates of St. Frances Cabrini School will be compassionate, caring, and engaged citizens who know, love, and live the life of Christ.


To Know Christ

To Love Others

To Live Intentionally