The Learning Center For The Deaf

     Tel: (508)879-5110
        
   
Grades: PK - 12 | 205 students
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 students The 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.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Private Special Education Centers
Other special emphasis association(s)
Other school association(s)
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes

Student Body

Total Students 205 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 38%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade The Learning Center For The Deaf Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 60 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 4:1
National avg.: 13:1
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Michael J. Bello
Admissions Associate Judy Vreeland

Sports

Total Sports Offered 4 sports
Sports Basketball, Cheering, Soccer, Track and FieldBasketballCheering,
SoccerTrack and Field,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Marian High School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Over The Rainbow Nursery School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Over The Rainbow Nursery School (0.4 miles away)
 All Schools  | High Schools High Schools  | Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  | Preschools Preschools  | Public Schools Public Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • FraminghamOver The Rainbow Nursery School
    Daycare / Preschool
    115 Edgebrook Rd
    FraminghamMA 01701
    (508)877-9237
    Daycare / Preschool
    0.4 mi | 57 students | Gr. PK-KG                      
  • FraminghamSt Bridget School
      (Roman Catholic)
    832 Worcester Rd
    FraminghamMA 01702
    (508)875-0181
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.5 mi | 328 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • FraminghamSummit Montessori School
    Montessori School
    283 Pleasant St
    FraminghamMA 01701
    (508)872-3630
    Montessori School
    0.9 mi | 70 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • FraminghamHappy Hollow School
    Daycare / Preschool
    29 Oaks Rd
    FraminghamMA 01702
    (508)872-4234
    Daycare / Preschool
    1.2 mi | 81 students | Gr. PK-KG                      
  • FraminghamMetro West Jewish Day School
      (Jewish)
    300 Pleasant Street
    FraminghamMA 01701
    (508)620-5554
      (Jewish)
    1.2 mi | 57 students | Gr. K-8                      

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?          Yes    

 I give permission to post this review online for other visitors to read.

Area Statistics

Recent Articles
Facebook Page Essentials
Facebook Page Essentials
Small private schools often feel that they cannot afford to market their schools. Facebook is free. Here is how to use it effectively.
Attributes Which Make Military Schools Special
What are the attributes which make 21st century military schools so special? We find out in this article.
Don't Forget These Admissions Deadlines
Getting into a private school is a time-consuming process. We look at the various deadlines involved.
Request Information
I am a:      
Email:
Name of parent:
First name:
Middle name:
Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
     
Currently in grade:
Seeking entry for grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
        
Applying for financial aid?:
        

Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.

Address:
City:
Country:
State:
Zip:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Phone:

Allow other schools to send me information. Share your information with all schools on our site and let them send you brochures.

Save this data and create your user profile. Create your own user account so you don't have to re-type your user data each time you request information.You'll also be able to track your information requests, get reminded of application dates, and more!

Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Middlesex County, MA is $14,755 for elementary schools and $30,860 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Middlesex County, MA is 62% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).
Related School Videos

View more school videos