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Upcoming Admissions Events

Join us for our Open House! When you visit Gesu, you will see our teachers and students in action, learn about our resources and holistic approach to education, including art and music, and understand firsthand what makes our Gesu community so unique.  You’ll have an opportunity to tour our school, meet administrators, ask questions, and learn about the application process. We can’t wait to meet you! 
Gesu School Open HouseMarch 14, 2024
9am - 9:20am: Meet Administrators
9:20am - 11am: Tour Gesu School
All visitors must check in at the main office with a state or government ID.

Individual Tours

If you’re unable to attend Open House, we invite you to email or call Gesu to schedule a tour. To schedule your family’s tour, please contact Admissions/Finance Assistant Barbara Gallagher at or 215-763-3660.

Directions & Parking for Your Visit

Gesu School is located in the Francisville neighborhood of North Philadelphia, near Temple University and just above Girard Avenue at:
1700 West Thompson Street
Philadelphia, PA 19121
Driving Directions
Public Transportation
Gesu is easily accessible by SEPTA bus or train-to-bus. Typically, the 33, 61, 2 and 15 bus/trolley routes are all within two blocks of the school. In addition, the Girard Avenue subway station on the Broad Street line is a five-block walk to the school. For more specific route information and to check the accuracy of current routes, please visit the SEPTA website.


On regular school days, street parking is available in front of the school on Thompson Street or on 17th Street between Thompson and Girard. Check signage for limited hours. Additional parking is often available for special events. Please contact the main office at 215-763-3660 for more information about event parking.


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