Gideon Edward School
Gideon Edward School serves 277 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Gideon Edward School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 62%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Pennsylvania state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).
Gideon Edward School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Gideon Edward School's student population of 277 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Gideon Edward School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,797 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Gideon Edward School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
State Level (PA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2775 out of 2797 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (08-09)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education
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