"IMSA is the nation's only three-year public residential educational program for students (grades 10-12) talented in mathematics and science and a founding member of the National Consortium for Specialized Schools of Science, Mathematics and Technology. IMSA is an educational laboratory for designing and testing innovative programs and methods to share with other teachers and schools in Illinois and beyond. The Academy's academic building includes state-of-the-art science, mathematics, computer, instructional technology and video production laboratories, an inventor's workshop and a telecommunications classroom."*
*Excerpt from the IMSA 1997 Profile
Office of College and Academic Counseling, "IMSA 1997 Profile" (1997). IMSA Profile. 2.