Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

igniting and nurturing creative, ethical, scientific minds that advance the human condition


IMSA Fusion Top 100 Finalist Chicago Inno

IMSA Fusion is a Top 100 Finalist for the Neighborhood Award and eligible for the the @Chi_Innovation People's Choice Award!

The National Merit® Scholarship Program recently named 54 semifinalists from IMSA in its 2017 competition. IMSA semifinalists represent 40 different communities throughout Illinois. Approximately 25% of IMSA’s senior class are recognized as semifinalists.

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Do you have a child who thrives on learning new things? IMSA’s first Fall Funshop – BrainSTEM is perfect to satisfy their Central Nervous System curiosity!

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IN2, the Steve and Jamie Chen Center for Imagination and Inquiry is set to open this fall—the first innovation center of its kind in Illinois!

Two IMSA students were named regional finalists in the 2015 Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology, a prestigious designation that comes with a $1,000 scholarship.

Sweta Kotha

"Gender gap closing as more Fox Valley girls studying science, math"


Dr. Anita White, an esteemed member of IMSA's science faculty, has been named the recipient of an Inspiring Women in STEM Award by INSIGHT into Diversity magazine.

IMSA’s RISE online course has once again led nearly a dozen students to winning Gold awards at the Illinois Junior Academy of Science (IJAS) State Exposition

IMSA launched the STEM Business Network, an initiative that brings IMSA and select businesses together to elevate STEM education and opportunities, with a breakfast event at Chicago's 1871

IMSA is encouraging 8th grade students to apply for its SEAMS summer program, which teaches advanced math and science concepts through hands-on learning experiences.