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PK-8
Private
Philadelphia, PA
Students enrolled: 201
 

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2917 Dickinson Street
Philadelphia, PA 19146

(215) 468-7230
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July 26, 2013
Awesome teachers and staff. The have the best interest of the kids at heart. They truly care. My son has been in the school for three years. Great curriculum. Absolutely love it!

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December 01, 2012
South Philadelphia is lucky to have such a great school! The principal is caring and involved and the teachers are too! Everyone has the students' best interest at heart and it is quite evident. The school is using technology and computers which is imperative for children. Classrooms are equipt with smartboards and computers that will help the students thrive after leaving Saint Gabriel's. The school offers afterschool activities, such as sports, cooking and an after care program.

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May 12, 2010
because you can get a quality education from a very caring teaching staff in a secure environment

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May 12, 2010
For the past 32 years, my life has been blessed and enriched by teaching at St. Gabriel School. A dedicated, qualified faculty, a faith-based curriculum, an active alumni association and a supportive family atmosphere makes each day for our children a positive experience on their educational journey. We continue to help our children 'Live the Dream' each day here in St. Gabriel School! Visit our website - www.stgabesphila.com or schedule a tour of our school to see just how special we really are.

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May 10, 2010
I love St. Gabriel's School because I went there years ago and the Sister, Priest and Teacher were Great with us and cared for all the students. My two daughters went there and we all received good educations there and it still continues to have great standards and pride for everyone in the neighborhood.

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May 07, 2010
It is a place were children feel safe.

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May 05, 2010
Teachers are dedicated and create a family atmosphere.

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May 04, 2010
St Gabes is more than a school. Its like a second family for my children. All of the teachers take the time to get to know the children and they are partners with the parents. We all want the best for our children there. The faculty and staff at St Gabes challenges the children to be great. They expose them to the arts, culture, differing viewpoints and without question an extraordinary education.The coursework is rigorous but all the children are provided with everything that they need to succeed. Im Catholic so I appreciate that my children are also taught to walk in the light of my faith on a daily basis but i also appreciate that St Gabes is so diverse and inclusive and prides themselves on producing good human beings not just good students. My parents made the sacrifice to send me to St Gabes and I know that it is a major reason why I have been able to accomplish so much in my life. There was never any question where my children would go. In a time where you can not take the safety and quality of your child's school for granted, St Gabes is a sure bet.

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May 03, 2010
The sisters and teachers were all fantastic.They took pride in their job, which made it a great learning environment.

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May 03, 2010
St Gabriel School offers a loving and caring place for your child to grow. My entire family, including my own children graduated from here. I continue the tradition by working here each day. I love teaching at St Gabriel, we are a family and after 18 years of teaching I am still excited to come to school each day and be a part of this wonderful environment.

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May 03, 2010
St. Gabriel School is 'South Philly's Best Kept Secret.' We have a dedicated and caring faculty and staff who provide a wonderful education for our students. We are a 'family' who looks out for each other.

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May 03, 2010
My family has been envolved with this school since it opened 100 yrs ago. We have wonderful teachers and nuns. We all grew up loving and respecting each other and everyone else around us.

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May 03, 2010
My family immigrated to this country 3 generations ago. My grandfather and great uncles were involved with building Saint Gabriel's church. Growing up in Philadelphia and attending Saint Gabriel's school , was and still is the center of the community. To many it was a 2nd family to the children and their parents. Saint Gabriel's school provided me with the educational resources which helped me to be successful in my adult life. Today as the neighborhood is in the midsts of many changes it is the parish which bonds the community and provides the children with a safe haven and a educational foundation which will carry them through their lifetime. As with many Catholic schools today in order to continue to provide the services and educational stimulation needed for the children to progress and ready themselves for adult hood monies are needed. Saint Gabriel's school is dependent on donations from former parish members as well as tuition from the families of the children who attend the school. It is not enough. Technology is ever changing which means the school needs to be prepared to teach the children the power of technology. Schools need to be competitive and educational norms are always changing. Without funding it is impossible for this to continue year after year. If our parish could win this money it would make such a difference to educators and the children of Saint Gabriel's.

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May 03, 2010
just a great school reaching out to inner city kids, Living the dream!

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May 02, 2010
Because it brought everyone together as one spiritual community and it's parisheners became like one large family.

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May 02, 2010
I am proud to be a graduate of St Gabriel school. The lessons I learned will be with me a lifetime. As well as the many friends I made.

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May 01, 2010
St. Gabriel School is the best, the dedicated faculty and staff and the love for the children. The great eduaction. That is why we at St. Gabriel School is the best

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April 20, 2010
St. Gabriel's School is a loving, safe place for children to attend.

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April 20, 2010
Because not only did i attend it, but also my 3 children attented and they have the best teachers around

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April 20, 2010
St. Gabriel' is a wonderful school with loving, caring, devoted faculty, staff and administration. They offer a great education, special programs and activities. I attended, my husband, and now my two children. Still the Best!

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April 20, 2010
St. Gabriel School offers dedicated faculty and staff that make it a point to really 'know' our children. It is truly a treasure in the heart of Grays Ferry.

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April 19, 2010
I went to St. Gabriel's back in the 60's and the school was good then and today I think it is one of the best schools.

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September 12, 2009
I love this school. They take care of the whole student. Everyone knows not only your child, but your family. They have wonderful teachers that teach your child. They do not give busy work. You can tell that the teachers love their jobs. The environment is bright colorful and print rich. One visit will make up your mind. It really is South Pillys best kept secret.

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August 11, 2009
This school provides a safe environment it's small and personel. All the teachers know you and your children.

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January 08, 2009
My kid has been in this school for two years and she likes it a lot. The teachers are very experienced and caring to the children. Also the office people so friendly and cooperative although among the students' parents there's still a huge gap especially when it comes to different races. Most of them only smile and say hi and talk to the same skin color. And the thing I don't like is that the curriculum is too slow that makes the kids do playing more than learning. I compare with my friend's kids who go to other school in the same grade, they've been taught more in academic. One more thing, don't be surprised if you put your kids in this school you have to prepare more more more money than just for the school tuition.

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November 29, 2008
I have been very pleased with St. Gabe's. Is it the best school academically in the city? I would say no. Do they have the best computer lab and other equipment? Nope. However, they do one thing better than any other school I know. That is, they get kids. Schools have in recent years become testing factories. At St. Gabe's your child is treated as a person, and an individual and not a test score number. At St. Gabe's they look at the whole child. I would rather my kids have good test scores and be happy, than get great test scores and be miserable. I know my kiddies are safe there. The school is also very diverse. That is important to my family. If you want your kids to learn a good amount, and be happy kids, then go to St. Gabe's. We love St. Gabes!

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St Gabriel School
2917 Dickinson Street, Philadelphia, PA  19146
(215) 468-7230
Last modified St Gabriel School is a Private school that serves grades PK-8
St Gabriel School Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 28 reviews. Top