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.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 456 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Top Rankings

Gesu School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students
456 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
99%
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade
Gesu School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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What is Gesu School's ranking?
Gesu School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Pennsylvania for: Highest percentage of students of color and Largest student body.
When is the application deadline for Gesu School?
The application deadline for Gesu School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 456 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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The average private school tuition in Philadelphia, PA is $8,595 for elementary schools and $15,444 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Philadelphia, PA is 71% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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