St. Joseph's School For The Deaf

St. Joseph's School for the Deaf is a non-sectarian, tuition free, 12 month educational program for Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing students.
We provide a language and literacy rich environment to develop strong readers and writers, effective communicators, and critical thinkers.
On-site related services and evaluators, a diverse social program, and access to technology round out our program.
We strive to prepare students for success in high school, college, the work-force and the community.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked NY School
  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Enrollment: 58 students
  • Acceptance rate: 80%
  • Average class size: 6 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

St. Joseph's School For The Deaf ranks among the top 20% of private schools in New York for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1869
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
58 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
99%
State avg.: 40%
Students by Grade
St. Joseph's School For The Deaf Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
3:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
95%
Average Class Size
6 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Acceptance Rate
80%
National avg.: 85%

School Notes

  • Saint Joseph's School for the Deaf was founded in 1869 in the Fordham section of the Bronx, New York.
  • The mission of St. Joseph's Children's Fund is to help build a model school for deaf education using new technologies to improve literacy and ensure access to education, information and opportunities so that St. Joseph's children can grow to be participating members of society. Development of optimal communication skills in American Sign Language (ASL), Spoken English, or both ensure proficient communicators who can interact effectively in school, at home, and in the community.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the acceptance rate of St. Joseph's School For The Deaf?
The acceptance rate of St. Joseph's School For The Deaf is 80%, which is higher than the national average of 79%.
What is St. Joseph's School For The Deaf's ranking?
St. Joseph's School For The Deaf ranks among the top 20% of private schools in New York for: Highest percentage of students of color, Highest percentage of faculty with advanced degrees and Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for St. Joseph's School For The Deaf?
The application deadline for St. Joseph's School For The Deaf is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked NY School
  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Enrollment: 58 students
  • Acceptance rate: 80%
  • Average class size: 6 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Bronx, NY is $11,376 for elementary schools and $18,388 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Bronx, NY is 76% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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