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The Learning Center for The Deaf

The Learning Center for The Deaf is a coeducational private special needs school for students in grades Pre-K through 12.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Small City


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The Learning Center for The Deaf says

The Learning Center for the Deaf (TLC) serves deaf and hard-of-hearing students from infancy through high school. Founded in 1970 with several basic principles in mind, the following continue to be prevalent within our philosophy: * TLC fosters respect for each of our students, for their families, and for every staff member * TLC faculty shares the firm belief that learning is a life-long process which can be exciting and fun * TLC creates an environment where communication and language are continuously accessible * TLC provides academic opportunities and high standards for all deaf and hard-of-hearing studentsThe Learning Center today is comprised of three schools a comprehensive Parent/Infant through High School program on our main campus in Framingham; a South campus in Randolph serving infants through elementary school from southeastern Massachusetts; and Walden School, a therapeutic, education and residential, treatment program for deaf students facing severe emotional, behavioral or developmental challenges.Throughout its history, The Learning Center for the Deaf has been a leader in Deaf education. It was the first school in Massachusetts to depart from the "oral" method of education and to advocate the use of sign language in addition to spoken English. In 1988, TLC became a bilingual and bicultural school, placing it among the first in the nation.



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Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 196
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
Pre-K 21
Kindergarten 19
1 11
2 11
3 8
4 9
5 7
6 24
7 10
8 4
9 18
10 15
11 18
12 21

The Learning Center for The Deaf's relatively even 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 The Learning Center for The Deaf's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 3 : 1
Gender 53% Male / 47% Female
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 55%
Multi-racial 4%
Hispanic/Latino 15%
Black or African American 10%
Asian 5%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1%


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