Gesu School

1700 W Thompson St
Philadelphia, PA 19121-0191
Tel: (215)763-3660
Grades: PK-8 | 446 students
Gesu School is an independent Catholic School (pre-K to 8th grade) in the Jesuit and IHM traditions.
Both of these religious orders believe in providing academic, spiritual and social development so that each young person understands and gives full expression to his or her God-given talents and gifts.
This mission is carried on within some of the most difficult economic and family circumstances imaginable in the North Philadelphia neighborhoods that are Gesu’s primary service area.
The mission of Gesu school is train for successful high school enrollment, leading to lifelong education, productive careers and leadership roles in society and emphasis on diversity-related educational and cultural experiences to broaden horizons and provide adaptive skills for success.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students 446 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Gesu School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1
National avg.: 13:1
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