Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech

  • Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech transforms lives of children who are deaf and hard of hearing by helping them develop the skills they need to succeed in the speaking world.
  • Today, more than 700 children and their families benefit from programs and services at our five campuses: Boston, Jacksonville, New York, Northampton and Philadelphia.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other school association(s)
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded1867

Student Body

Total Students30 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
33%
State avg.: 24%
Students by GradeClarke Schools for Hearing and Speech Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio3:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
99%
Average Class Size3 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesStudents are funded through their local public school district.
Admissions DirectorMartha A. deHahn

Sports

Total Sports Offered1 sports
SportsCross CountryCross Country

School Notes

  • Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech has been developing the listening and speaking skills of children with hearing loss for 148 years. Clarke teaches children how to listen and speak, laying the foundation of language and communication for fully engaged lives.  Clarke partners with families as they navigate the learning process, helping them identify options and make informed chioces to maximize their child's potential.  Clarke responds to the needs of the whole child - social, academic, psychological - creating confidence and independence.  Clarke offers comprehensive network of integrated services to people of all ages.  Our programs and services include: birth to 3 programs, preschool/kindergarten, school programs, summer programs, mainstream services, educational evaluations, hearing services (for children and adults), professional development and training.

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