Gompers Samuel School

  • Gompers Samuel School serves 382 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 62%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Gompers Samuel 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 32%.

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School Overview

  • Gompers Samuel School's student population of 382 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students382 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Gompers Samuel School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,835 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Gompers Samuel School is 0.40, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall School Rank
73%
29%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)6-9%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
2%
10%
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Black
76%
15%
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White
4%
68%
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Two or more races
16%
3%
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Diversity Score0.400.26
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Gompers Samuel School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePhiladelphia City School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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Absolutely the worst school my child has ever attended. My child is special needs and non-verbal.Teacher negligence, no speech therapist after requesting one, no improvement with behavior or educational, coming home with either his clothes shredded or missing with no explanation,....and know one knows what's going on. I would *NEVER* recommend this school to anyone who cares for their child's safety and well-being!!
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