Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

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


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.

Jamie N. Jones IMSA

Jamie N. Jones, Ph.D., a scientist who specializes in connecting science and technology to commercial opportunities in emerging and developing markets, will serve as commencement speaker for the Class of 2015.

Science, mathematics and technology take the center stage in Summer@IMSA programs as students utilize discovery, exploration, and problem-solving in innovative ways. 

IMSA's Professional Learning Day will be held on February 27, 2015, at the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy in Aurora, IL.

IMSA Fusion offers exciting, hands-on math and science for talented and interested 4-8th graders and provides professional development and support for teachers along with curricular materials and lab kits! Become an IMSA Fusion partner school. 

Math Prize for Girls

Junior Joy Qiu won a bronze medal in the 2014 Math Prize for Girls Olympiad, the Advantage Testing Foundation announced on their website in late December.

NAGC Handbook

IMSA Faculty had a great fall, filled with many impressive professional accomplishments. Click through to read about Faculty being published, presenting their research, and more.