St Joseph Center For Special Learning

Tel: (570)622-4638
Grades: UG | 17 students
  • 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 n/a

Student Body

Total Students 17 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
6%
State avg.: 22%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 3 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
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