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

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 St Francis Xavier School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Philadelphia
    St Joseph's Preparatory School
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 994 students
    0.1 miles
    1733 W Girard Ave
    Philadelphia, PA 19130
  • Philadelphia
    Grades: 12 | 7 students
    0.2 miles
    1421 W Girard Ave
    Philadelphia, PA 19130
  • Philadelphia
    Grades: 1-12 | 277 students
    0.4 miles
    2101 S College Ave
    Philadelphia, PA 19121
  • Philadelphia
    Grades: KG-5 | 8 students
    0.5 miles
    2222 W Master St
    Philadelphia, PA 19121
  • Philadelphia
    St Malachy School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: KG-8 | 218 students
    0.6 miles
    1419 N 11th St
    Philadelphia, PA 19122

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