St. Joseph Center For Special Learning

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 TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12

Student Body

Total Students18 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
18%
State avg.: 23%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

School Notes

  • 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.
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