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MISSION: To lead an educational partnership with the Community, maintaining an environment that challenges all students to reach their potential as lifelong learners and responsible members of society.

Independence Middle School

Welcome to Independence Middle School

School Hours:
7:25 AM to 2:25 PM

 Main Office
Nurse's Office
Believe acrostic sign
The theme for Independence Middle School is the acrostic, BELIEVE.  This welcome sign near the IMS entrance depicts the winning student-drawn posters from past school years.  Have a great school year and don't forget--BELIEVE!
Latest News
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BPHS Cafeteria UPDATE: Superintendent Search Stakeholders Meetings Change
BPSD will hold three public stakeholders meetings on Sept. 22 in the HS cafeteria, at 5, 6 and 7 p.m.  You must RSVP to [email protected] to attend any of the forums.  
Attendance Change Attendance Reporting Change
BPSD is changing the way student attendance is being taken for the duration of the hybrid learning period. Calls home for missed school days will now go out to district families one school day later.  
Flu Shot Drive-Thru Clinic Flu Shot Drive-Thru Clinic
The Bethel Park School District will be having a Drive-Thru Flu Shot clinic for all Bethel Park students and their families from 3-8 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 13 in the Independence Middle School parking lot.
Parent Help Desk Closed Schoology Building Contacts
The temporary Schoology parent help desk hours ended Sept. 10.  That service is being replaced with direct building-specific contact email addresses that parents or students can reach out to at any time.    
Superintendent Search Feedback Superintendent Search Update and Stakeholders Discussion
The Bethel Park school board invites community stakeholders to discuss what they would like to see in the next superintendent at a special meeting: Tuesday, Sept. 22 (6:30 p.m.) in the BPHS cafeteria.  
Reopening of Schools FAQ Logo Reopening Of Schools FAQs
Please click here to see some answers to Frequently Asked Questions about the Reopening of School for the 2020-2021 school year.  
A Day in the Life of a Bethel Park Student A Day In The Life Of An Independence Middle School Student
Please click here to see what a day in the life of an Independence Middle School student looks like.  
Viewing Your Child's Homework in HAC
This video is a short walkthrough meant to share and clarify the process for viewing your child's homework in the Home Access Center (HAC). The video discusses and shows how to login, navigate to the correct area within the site, and view your child's homework and upcoming assignments. Click here to view the video. We hope this is helpful in creating and maintaining a positive homework experience for you and your child at Independence Middle School.  
If You Drop Off/Pick Up Your Child At IMS
Parents, please click here to read important information about what you should do if you drop your child off at IMS in the morning before school starts or pick your child up at the end of the school day. 
eSchoolPlus logo Attention Parents: Set Your Home Access Center Alerts
All Bethel Park parents are encouraged to click here to learn how to receive Alerts from the eSchoolPlus Home Access Center. 
eSchool Plus Family App logo Download the eSchoolPLUS Family App
You can now access the eSchoolPlus Home Access Center from your electronic devices by downloading the eSchoolPLUS Family App! 
Visitor Admittance Procedure
If you are visiting Independence Middle School, you must follow the established procedure.  
All report cards, K-12, will be distributed electronically via Sungard.   
Parents Can Monitor Their Child's Cafeteria Purchases via PayForIt.net
All Bethel Park cafeterias are using the QSP point of sale system. With this new system, parents will able to log on to see what your child is eating 


David Muench, Principal

Dr. George Spalaris, Assistant Principal
Upcoming Events
Two Hour Delay
Tue Sep 22 2020
School Calendar
Box Tops For Education Logo The IMS Library will gladly accept your box tops for education! The box tops will be redeemed for new furniture for the Library Commons.  Thank you for your support!