De Paul School For Hearing & Speech

6202 Alder St,
Pittsburgh, PA, 15206-0152
Tel: (412)924-1012
Grades: PK - 7 | 27 students
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 auditory oral education for children who are deaf or hard of hearing for nearly 100 years We believe that children who are deaf and hard of hearing have the potential to develop listening and spoken language skills as the foundation for lifelong literacy and intellectual growth.
Following the values and traditions of our founders, the mission of DePaul School for Hearing and Speech is to teach each child who is deaf or hard of hearing to listen, speak, and learn.
Our children enter the educational mainstream with the foundation to succeed.
DePaul School for Hearing and Speech is one of only 46 schools worldwide, and the only one in western Pennsylvania, using the auditory/oral method of teaching.
Auditory/oral education teaches children with hearing loss to listen and talk.
The goal is to give children the necessary spoken language skills to be successful in the mainstream of education and function independently in the hearing world.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 7

Student Body

Total Students 27 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 26%
State avg.: 20%
Students by Grade De Paul School For Hearing & Speech Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 2:1
National avg.: 13:1
Admission Deadline None / Rolling

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is The Ellis School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sacred Heart Elementary School (0 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Sacred Heart Elementary School (0 miles away)
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    (412)661-5992
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