Gideon Edward School

Public PK, KG-8

 2817 W Glenwood Ave
       Philadelphia, PA  19121-1810


 (215) 684-5072

District: Philadelphia City School District

SchoolDigger Rank:
1537th of 1,547 Pennsylvania Elementary Schools


Student/teacher ratio:  14.0
Number of students:  323

Racial breakdown:
African American:
95.0%
Two or more races:
3.1%
Hispanic:
1.9%
Free/discounted lunch recipients:  100.0%

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Performance Trends
Compare Details In 2017, Gideon Edward School ranked worse than 99.4% of elementary schools in Pennsylvania. It also ranked 136th among 145 ranked elementary schools in the Philadelphia City School District. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2017 the calculated Average Standard Score was 1.99. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2017, Gideon Edward School ranked worse than 99.2% of middle schools in Pennsylvania. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2017 the calculated Average Standard Score was 3.68. (See more...)
Student Body
Compare Details Racial makeup is: African American (95%), two or more races (3.1%), Hispanic (1.9%). (See more...)
Compare Details 100% of students are receiving a free or discounted lunch. This is the lowest percentage in the Philadelphia City School District. (See more...)
Teachers
Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at Gideon Edward School is 14, which is the 10th best among 145 elementary schools in the Philadelphia City School District. (See more...)
Compare Gideon Edward School employs 23 full-time teachers.
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Schooldigger 2017 Rankings:

Gideon Edward School:

SchoolDigger ranks Gideon Edward School 1537th of 1547 Pennsylvania public elementary schools. (See Gideon Edward School in the ranking list.)
SchoolDigger ranks Gideon Edward School 870th of 877 Pennsylvania public middle schools. (See Gideon Edward School in the ranking list.)

Philadelphia City School District:

SchoolDigger ranks Philadelphia City School District 531st of 593 Pennsylvania school districts. (See district ranking list.)


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Rank History for Gideon Edward School

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Elementary Schools PA State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2003 3.32 1223rd 1302 6.1%
2004 0.54 1288th 1308 1.5%
2005 27.50 1050th 1299 19.2%
2006 6.84 1454th 1545 5.9%
2007 13.32 1402nd 1555 9.8%
2008 14.13 1392nd 1551 10.3%
2009 6.68 1473rd 1549 4.9%
2010 6.19 1507th 1579 4.6%
2011 7.90 1512th 1597 5.3%
2012 1.21 1575th 1599 1.5%
2013 0.90 1497th 1519 1.4%
2014 1.19 1440th 1467 1.8%
2015 2.74 1449th 1474 1.7%
2016 2.61 1524th 1554 1.9%
2017 1.99 1537th 1547 0.6%

Data source: test scores: Pennsylvania Dept of Education, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

Rank History for Gideon Edward School

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Middle Schools PA State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2006 13.22 658th 736 10.6%
2007 13.00 666th 749 11.1%
2008 17.75 651st 753 13.5%
2009 20.25 656th 770 14.8%
2010 17.98 697th 805 13.4%
2011 16.65 724th 825 12.2%
2012 17.94 709th 834 15.0%
2013 3.47 709th 758 6.5%
2014 2.64 692nd 728 4.9%
2015 5.09 804th 835 3.7%
2016 6.05 810th 870 6.9%
2017 3.68 870th 877 0.8%

Data source: test scores: Pennsylvania Dept of Education, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

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Enrollment information for Gideon Edward School

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
1988 0 436 0 1 0 n/a n/a 0 437
1989 0 447 0 1 0 n/a n/a 0 448
1990 0 405 0 1 0 n/a n/a 0 406
1991 0 416 0 1 0 n/a n/a 0 417
1992 2 423 0 1 0 n/a n/a 0 426
1993 1 398 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 399
1994 0 457 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 457
1995 1 407 0 1 0 n/a n/a 0 409
1996 1 407 0 1 0 n/a n/a 0 409
1997 1 374 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 375
1998 1 393 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 394
1999 0 369 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 369
2000 0 356 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 356
2001 0 333 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 333
2002 2 326 0 1 0 n/a n/a 0 329
2003 2 326 0 1 0 n/a n/a 0 329
2004 1 293 0 1 0 n/a n/a 0 295
2005 0 366 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 366
2006 0 396 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 396
2007 1 378 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 379
2008 1 388 0 1 0 n/a n/a 2 392
2009 1 380 0 3 1 n/a n/a 1 386
2010 2 390 0 4 0 n/a n/a 1 397
2011 2 380 0 6 1 0 2 0 391
2012 1 386 0 12 3 0 2 0 404
2013 1 389 0 11 2 0 5 0 408
2014 0 392 0 7 0 0 6 0 405
2015 0 332 0 6 0 0 9 0 347
2016 0 307 0 6 0 0 10 0 323

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Enrollment/Ethnicity
For more information about how the Department of Education defines ethnicity, see Defining Race and Ethnicity Data, National Center for Education Statistics

Students eligible for free or discounted lunch at Gideon Edward School

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1988 437 24.0 18.2 n/a
1989 448 28.0 16.0 n/a
1990 406 24.0 16.9 0
1991 417 24.0 17.3 n/a
1992 426 22.0 19.3 n/a
1993 399 27.0 14.8 n/a
1994 457 22.0 20.8 n/a
1995 409 22.0 18.6 n/a
1996 409 22.0 18.6 n/a
1997 375 22.0 17.0 n/a
1998 394 21.0 18.8 n/a
1999 369 17.0 21.7 n/a
2000 356 19.0 18.7 94.7
2001 333 24.0 13.9 94.6
2002 329 17.0 19.4 95.4
2003 329 17.0 19.4 95.4
2004 295 20.2 14.6 99.0
2005 366 21.3 17.2 85.8
2006 396 24.3 16.3 90.4
2007 379 22.2 17.1 84.2
2008 392 26.1 15.0 80.5
2009 386 26.3 14.7 83.6
2010 397 26.4 15.0 86.9
2011 391 23.4 16.6 85.4
2012 404 25.3 15.9 86.4
2013 408 28.0 14.5 86.0
2014 405 26.0 15.5 91.1
2015 347 24.0 14.4 99.1
2016 323 23.0 14.0 100.0

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Students eligible for discounted/free lunch
For information about the National School Lunch Program, see the USDA Website

Student/Teacher Ratio Gideon Edward School

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1988 437 24.0 18.2 n/a
1989 448 28.0 16.0 n/a
1990 406 24.0 16.9 0
1991 417 24.0 17.3 n/a
1992 426 22.0 19.3 n/a
1993 399 27.0 14.8 n/a
1994 457 22.0 20.8 n/a
1995 409 22.0 18.6 n/a
1996 409 22.0 18.6 n/a
1997 375 22.0 17.0 n/a
1998 394 21.0 18.8 n/a
1999 369 17.0 21.7 n/a
2000 356 19.0 18.7 94.7
2001 333 24.0 13.9 94.6
2002 329 17.0 19.4 95.4
2003 329 17.0 19.4 95.4
2004 295 20.2 14.6 99.0
2005 366 21.3 17.2 85.8
2006 396 24.3 16.3 90.4
2007 379 22.2 17.1 84.2
2008 392 26.1 15.0 80.5
2009 386 26.3 14.7 83.6
2010 397 26.4 15.0 86.9
2011 391 23.4 16.6 85.4
2012 404 25.3 15.9 86.4
2013 408 28.0 14.5 86.0
2014 405 26.0 15.5 91.1
2015 347 24.0 14.4 99.1
2016 323 23.0 14.0 100.0

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Student-Teacher Ratio
Student/teacher ratio is calculated by dividing the total number of students by the total number of full-time equivalent teachers. Please note that a smaller student/teacher ratio does not necessarily translate to smaller class size. In some instances, schools hire teachers part time, and some teachers are hired for specialized instruction with very small class sizes. These and other factors contribute to the student/teacher ratio. Note: For private schools, Student/teacher ratio may not include Pre-Kindergarten.




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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Pennsylvania Department of Education.

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