Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech

Tel: (413)584-3450
  • 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 Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other school association(s)
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded 1867

Student Body

Total Students 30 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
33%
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 3:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
99%
Average Class Size 3 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Students are funded through their local public school district.
Admissions Director Martha A. deHahn

Sports

Total Sports Offered 1 sports
Sports Cross 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.

Profile last updated: 08/17/2015

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