Founded in 1908 by the Diocese of Pittsburgh and the Sisters of Charity of Seton Hill, DePaul School for Hearing and Speech has been providing quality Listening and Spoken Language (LSL) education for children who are deaf or hard of hearing for more than 100 years.
Throughout our history, we have seen children who are deaf and hard of hearing develop listening and spoken language skills that serve as the foundation for lifelong literacy and intellectual growth.
We embrace our responsibility in providing the best education for children who are deaf or hard of hearing through the development of academic skills that ensure success in the educational and social transition.
DePaul School is licensed by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as an Approved Private School. It is the policy of DePaul School to provide equal educational opportunities to all students who qualify for admission to the programs without regard to race, color, religion, sex, ancestry or national origin.
Kids we teach: children (infants-8th grade) who are deaf/hard of hearing or have speech and language disorders (ex: apraxia)
Schedule: M, T, Th, F – 8:00am-3:15pm, Wednesdays from 8:00am-1:00pm
Tuition: The toddler program is tuition based. The preschool and elementary programs are tuition free; we are partially funded by the state. In addition to the funds we receive from the Pennsylvania Department of Education, DePaul School is responsible for raising a million dollars per year to keep our programs free.
In collaboration with families, we provide a learning environment that fosters the spiritual, emotional and personal growth of each child. Diversity is a gift to our school community. We welcome families from all religious, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds.
DePaul School for Hearing and Speech carries out its commitment to Listening and Spoken Language education through our dedication to these core values:
Brycelyn has been learning to listen and speak at DePaul School since she was 3 years old.
Ben G. is 6 years old and learned to listen and speak at DePaul School!
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