Samuel Gompers School

  • Samuel Gompers School serves 346 students in grades Kindergarten-7.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 7% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Samuel Gompers School's student population of 346 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 26% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-7
Total Students346 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Samuel Gompers School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Samuel Gompers School is 0.27, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall School Rank#2691 out of 2,835 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
7%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
2%
11%
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Black
85%
15%
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White
3%
66%
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Two or more races
10%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Samuel Gompers School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.270.27
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Samuel Gompers 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 SD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (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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