Due to extremely hot weather, the City is implementing a Heat Health Emergency. You can find Cooling Centers, pools, spraygrounds, recreation centers, libraries with extended hours, and older adult centers on our interactive map. For help call the heatline at (215) 765-9040.
In effect: noon on Wednesday, July 17 to 11:00 p.m. on Monday, July 22

Edward Gideon Elementary School

A Community School


Edward Gideon Elementary school was designated a City of Philadelphia community school in 2016. After extensive outreach and feedback collection led by the community school coordinator and assisted by the community school committee, the following priorities were identified for the school.

Top priorities

  • Increase safety in the school and surrounding environment
  • Increase resources for families, including access to health services
  • Increase extracurricular opportunities for students

Secondary priorities

  • Increase physical activity
  • Provide job opportunities and training for parents and community members
  • Increase social opportunities


2817 W. Glenwood Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19121
Visit school website

Community School Coordinator


There are no upcoming events.