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.

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School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1869
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students58 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
98%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade St. Joseph's School For The Deaf Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio3:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
95%
Average Class Size6 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / 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.

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