Gideon Edward School

2817 W Glenwood Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19121
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
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).

Top Rankings

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School Overview

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.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
277 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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School Rankings

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
This School
State Level (PA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2775 out of 2797 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
2%
11%
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Black
92%
15%
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White
4%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.15
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (08-09)
4%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 277 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in PA
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.15 (Btm 50%)

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