Gesu School

1700 W Thompson St,
Philadelphia, PA, 19121-0191
Tel: (215)763-3660
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 Kindergarten - 2

Student Body

Total Students 217 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 100%
State avg.: 20%
Students by Grade Gesu School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 3:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is St. Joseph's Preparatory School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Girard College (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Al Aqsa Islamic Academy (1.2 miles away)
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  • Philadelphia St. Joseph's Preparatory School
    All-boys  (Roman Catholic)
    1733 W Girard Ave
    Philadelphia , PA , 19130
    (215)978-1959
    All-boys  (Roman Catholic)
    0.1  mi  |  979  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Philadelphia
    Philadelphia Academic School
    (Jewish)
    1421 W Girard Ave
    Philadelphia , PA , 19130
    (215)477-1040
    (Jewish)
    0.2  mi  |  7  students  |  Gr.  12
  • Philadelphia
    Girard College    
    (Nonsectarians)
    2101 S College Ave
    Philadelphia , PA , 19121
    (215)787-2616
    (Nonsectarians)
    0.4  mi  |  589  students  |  Gr.  1-12
  • Philadelphia
    Hope Christian Academy
    (Christian)
    2222 W Master St
    Philadelphia , PA , 19121
    (215)236-6744
    (Christian)
    0.5  mi  |  12  students  |  Gr.  K-6
  • Philadelphia
    St. Malachy School
    (Roman Catholic)
    1419 N 11th St
    Philadelphia , PA , 19122
    (215)232-0696
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.6  mi  |  217  students  |  Gr.  K-9

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