Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

To ignite and nurture creative, ethical, scientific minds that advance the human condition.


Classes of 1992, 1997, 2002, 2007 and 2012 reunited with fellow alumni Friday, July 28 and Saturday, July 29. Click for a glimpse of their IN2 visit!

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Middle school innovators from across Illinois can now enter The Tellabs Foundation Next Generation Innovator Award. Apply now!

Ayan Agarwal, an IMSA student and Hinsdale native, won first prize at the first-ever regional business pitch competition, “The Next Launch,” on Wednesday, May 17.

IMSA is pleased to announce that Dr. Paula Olszewski-Kubilius has assumed the position of IMSA Board Chair Pro Tem replacing Sheila MB Griffin who stepped down as Board Chairman effective May 10, 2017.

America's Most Challenging High Schools list is designed to recognize schools that challenge average students. These schools are exceptional.

See IMSA's 2017 Impact Report highlighting our contributions to educational innovation and excellence in Illinois and beyond.

IMSA is bringing hands-on, action-packed summer camps for children grades 3rd thru 8th to Springfield July 31 through August 4, Belleville June 19-23 and July  24-28, and Bethalto July 10-14.

The IMSA Board of Trustees honored four Alumni at a ceremony March 30, 2017 in recognition of their accomplishments and contributions to their fields of endeavor, to IMSA, and to the citizens of Illinois, our nation and the world. 

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IMSA Senior David Ying was the recipient of the President's Volunteer Service Award for his work as tutor, both at IMSA and in the surrounding Aurora community, and his work with Goodwill. Congratulations David!

After seven rounds of chess played over two days where some individual games last more than 2 hours, IMSA emerged undefeated and claimed the state title.