Mercy Special Learning Center
Tel: (610) 797-8242
- Mercy School For Special Learning is the only private, non-residential school for children and young adults with developmental and/or intellectual disabilities in the Lehigh Valley.
- Our mission for more than 60 years has been to love, respect and value each individual and to provide a combination of academics, life skills and community engagement to help a person reach his or her fullest potential.
|School Type||Special Education School|
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||Other associations(s) for exceptional children|
|Religious Affiliation||Roman Catholic|
|Grades Offered||Grades Inquire with school|
|Total Students||61 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 23%
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||11 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||6:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|Average Class Size||9 students|
|List of Courses Offered||Link to List of Courses|
|Classroom Dress Code||Formal|
(Khakis and Polo shirt)
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$21,000|
|Tuition Notes||This number reflects the cost to educate. We use the FACTS system to determine what a family can afford to pay, then we complement the family's funds with financial aid.|
|Admissions Director||Tom Harper|
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||2 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||Club or Organization:|
Arts and Music Programs:
Magical Movement Dancers
We offer three distinct programs:
- A comprehensive, inclusive pre-K program for children ages 3-5 in which children with typical needs join with children with developmental and/or intellectual disabilities;
- A school-age program exclusively for children and young adults ages 5-21 with these types of disabilities who are grouped by age and ability rather than grade level;
- A state-licensed community habilitation program for adults 21 and older who are unable to secure employment because of the severity of their disabilities.
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Bethlehem Grades: 1-12 | 79 students
2196 Avenue C
Bethlehem, PA 18017
(610) 266-6500 4.7 1-12
- Allentown Grades: 9-12 | 746 students
301 N 4th St
Allentown, PA 18102
(610) 437-4601 1.2 9-12
- Allentown Grades: 8 | 36 students
401 Allen Street
Allentown, PA 18104
(610) 432-2781 1.5 8
- Bath Grades: PK-8 | 113 students
115 Washington St.
Bath, PA 18014
(610) 837-6391 9.9 PK-8
- Bryn Mawr Grades: 7-12 | 40 students
452 S Roberts Road
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
(610) 525-5400 40.3 7-12
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