Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

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


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.

The Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy is now offering high school students the opportunity to pursue a high-level, semester-long, in-depth study of Organic Chemistry

The American Council of Teachers of Russian (ACTR) selected Junior Grace Carlberg as one of the 30 most outstanding Russian students of 2014 across the United States.

Harvard-MIT Student Winner

IMSA Sophomore Ayan Agarwal placed third in the Guts round of the Harvard-MIT Math Tournament on November 15, along with teammates from the University of Chicago Lab School.


Both of Illinois’ Regional Finalists in the 2014 Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology are IMSA students, the Siemens Foundation recently announced.

The National Merit® Scholarship Program recently named 48 semifinalists from IMSA in its 2015 competition, representing 34 different communities throughout Illinois.

National Achievement IMSA

Seven IMSA seniors have qualified as semifinalists in the 2015 National Achievement® Scholarship Program, an academic competition for African-American high school students.

Sophomore Pranav Sivakumar TALENT Power Pitch winner Trisha Prabhu were two of only fifteen Global Finalists selected from the thousands of entrants to the 2014 Google Science Fair.