Gesu School

  • 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.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students456 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
99%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade Gesu School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio16:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Philadelphia
    Grades: NS-5 | 79 students
    0.9 miles
    1936 N Judson St
    Philadelphia, PA 19121
    (215) 235-0461
    0.9 NS-5
    79
  • Philadelphia
    Grades: NS-6 | 83 students
    2.9 miles
    4211 Chester Ave
    Philadelphia, PA 19104
    (215) 387-7592
    2.9 NS-6
    83
  • Philadelphia
    Grades: PK-4 | 95 students
    4.5 miles
    34 E Haines St
    Philadelphia, PA 19144
    (215) 438-7500
    4.5 PK-4
    95
  • Philadelphia
    Grades: PK-8 | 484 students
    1.5 miles
    2300 W Lehigh Ave
    Philadelphia, PA 19132
    (215) 223-6872
    1.5 PK-8
    484
  • Philadelphia
    Grades: NS-12 | 1133 students
    6.6 miles
    500 W Willow Grove Avenue
    Philadelphia, PA 19118
    (215) 247-4700
    6.6 NS-12
    1133

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The average private school tuition in Philadelphia, PA is $7,644 for elementary schools and $12,354 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Philadelphia, PA is 66% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).