St. Joseph Center For Special Learning

2075 W Norwegian St,
Pottsville, PA, 17901-0179
Tel: (570)622-4638
St. Joseph Center for Special Learning is a special education program for students ages 4 through 21.
sponsored by the Office of Education, Diocese of Allentown, St. Joseph Center offers academic, social, religious and pre-vocational instruction to students with intellectual and developmental disabilities throughout Schuylkill County and beyond regardless of race, creed and ethnic origin.
St. Joseph Center also offers a state licensed adult habilitation program for those over 21 who, due to functional level, are unable to join the workforce.
The basic curriculum includes an educational, developmental, and spiritual program.
To enhance the basic program, the following services are also provided: speech and language therapy, occupational therapy, vocational /technical services, as well as a school nurse.
Practical skills such as computer literacy, cooking, music, art, hand/eye coordinated tasks, and other necessary daily living skills are taught in order to meet the challenges in today's world.
St. Joseph Center for Special Learning is a unique environment committed to guiding students to their full potential academically, physically, emotionally and spiritually, while equipping them with the skills necessary for independent adult life.
This is accomplished in a safe, loving environment emphasizing individuality and family values.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Prekindergarten

Student Body

Total Students 13 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 8%
State avg.: 20%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 3 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 4:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Nativity Bvm High School (2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Perception Training Center Inc (0.9 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Trinity Center For Children (1.5 miles away)
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  • Pottsville Perception Training Center Inc
    Montessori School
    1265 Laurel Blvd B
    Pottsville , PA , 17901
    (570)624-7824
    Montessori School
    0.9  mi  |  148  students  |  Gr.  K-1
  • Pottsville
    All Saints Catholic Elementary
    (Roman Catholic)
    112 S 7th St
    Pottsville , PA , 17901
    (570)622-0106
    (Roman Catholic)
    1.2  mi  |  144  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Pottsville
    Trinity Center For Children
    (Episcopal)
    200 S 2nd Street
    Pottsville , PA , 17901
    (570)621-3222
    (Episcopal)
    1.5  mi  |  51  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Pottsville
    Nativity Bvm High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    1 Lawtons Hl
    Pottsville , PA , 17901
    (570)622-8110
    (Roman Catholic)
    2  mi  |  199  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Minersville Good Shepherd Regional Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    301 Heffner Street
    Minersville , PA , 17954
    (570)544-3766
    (Roman Catholic)
    2.3  mi  |  114  students  |  Gr.  K-8

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