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"A Great Place To Be Somebody!"


To prepare our students for the high school, college and career of their choice.

Our Mission

Samuel Gompers Elementary School is a public school dedicated to the education of the whole child.

Our mission focuses on developing the character, scholarship, and leadership potential of every child.

By 8th grade graduation we expect every student to meet the following standards in these areas:

Character – Words and actions demonstrate the school pledge and core values.

Scholarship – Proficiency on the PSSA for Reading, Math, and Science

Leadership – Proven Capacity to inspire, organize, and manage themselves and others. (Example service learning Project



Message From Principal DeLuca

Greeting Students and Families:

Welcome Back to the 2017-18 school year! I am honored to serve as the Principal of Samuel Gompers Elementary School. It is a privilege to lead this learning community. I am excited about the tremendous possibilities that we can accomplish together on their behalf this year!

Dr. Hite, our superintendent charged us to “Create a Culture for High Achievement.” This year the focus in Action Plan v2.0 of “Making Schools Great!” One of the goals is to ensure that every student graduates and is prepared for college and career. This aligns with our current mission:
To be recognized as a school of excellence that provides high quality education to our staff, students, and parents so that all of Samuel Gompers stakeholders can be participatory and contributory citizens in our learning community and the global society.

Value Statement
Samuel Gompers encourages critical and independent thinking, moral integrity, creativity, and partnership with parents and the community so our students are prepared and supported in becoming life-long learners.