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Pennsylvania School for the Deaf

Pennsylvania School for the Deaf is a coeducational private special needs school for students in grades Pre-K through 12.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Urban

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Overview

Overview

Pennsylvania School for the Deaf says

Founded in 1820, The Pennsylvania School for the Deaf is the third oldest school of its kind in the United States. Since 1984, PSD has been located in the historic Germantown section of Philadelphia and presently serves over 220 students aged birth to 21 in preschool through high school classes. Also operating on the school's campus is a resource and service center for deaf and hard of hearing adults called the Center for Community and Professional Services. The Center provides deafness related services to both hearing and deaf people of all ages.

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Finance

Finance

Private schools, including parochial and boarding, are funded through tuition and fees. The cost varies from school to school, but most families pay tuition to attend them. Many private schools offer financial aid or discounts, so it's worthwhile to ask about these options.

Admissions

Admissions
Phone
  (215) 951-4700
Email
  dkirby@psd.org

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 200
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
Pre-K 28
Transitional KG 4
Kindergarten 10
Transitional 1 2
1 14
2 14
3 11
4 10
5 9
6 16
7 12
8 6
9 17
10 20
11 9
12 11
Ungraded 7

Pennsylvania School for the Deaf's relatively variable enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing Pennsylvania School for the Deaf's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 4 : 1
Gender 51% Male / 49% Female
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 17%
Multi-racial 4%
Hispanic/Latino 17%
Black or African American 44%
Asian 4%

Extracurriculars

  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Soccer
  • Track and Field
  • Volleyball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Soccer
  • Track and Field
  • Volleyball

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