The Education Center At The Watson Institute

previous
next
The Education Center At The Watson Institute Photo #1 - Staff and students had a blast at the annual Watson Fun Day!
  • At The Harry S. Tack Education Center at the Sewickley Campus, Watson offers an approved private school that is licensed to serve children ages 3 to 21 with autism, cerebral palsy, neurological impairments and other developmental disabilities. The Education Center`s classrooms are staffed by a special education teacher and two paraprofessionals. The staff to student ratio is approximately 1:2. Each classroom team consists of the teacher, paraprofessionals and related service professionals. Service professionals available to the classroom include speech and language therapists, occupational and physical therapists, teachers of the visually impaired, social workers, behavior specialists and a school nurse. Additionally, there are "special" classes: art, music, library and adapted physical education. These classrooms are staffed by a teacher certified in their respective content area. A paraprofessional is assigned to each special classroom as well.

Top Placements

The Education Center At The Watson Institute places among the top 20% of private schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other school association(s)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1917
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Studentsn/a
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
36%
State avg.: 23%

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

Profile last updated:

Show me:
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Homestead
    Auberle Education Center
    Special Education School
    Grades: 8-12 | 28 students
    19.3 miles
    120 E 9th Ave
    Homestead, PA 15120
    (412)326-0023
    19.3 8-12
    28
  • Aliquippa
    Grades: 1-6 | 9 students
    3.7 miles
    434 Franklin Ave
    Aliquippa, PA 15001
    (724)375-1016
    3.7 1-6
    9
  • Connellsville
    Grades: PK-6 | 195 students
    50.3 miles
    613 E Crawford Ave
    Connellsville, PA 15425
    (724)620-5090
    50.3 PK-6
    195
  • Greensburg
    Clelian Heights School For Exceptional Children
    Special Education School (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 1-12 | 53 students
    36.2 miles
    135 Clelian Heights Ln
    Greensburg, PA 15601
    (724)837-8120
    36.2 1-12
    53
  • Hershey
    Grades: PK-12 | 2040 students
    189.2 miles
    1201 Homestead Ln
    Hershey, PA 17033
    (800)322-3248
    189.2 PK-12
    2040

School Reviews

Endorse The Education Center At The Watson Institute. Endorsements should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Endorse this school:
Recent Articles
The Seattle area is home to many fine private schools as well as to major companies such as Microsoft, Boeing and Starbucks.
Religion is important to you. You want your children to be educated in a school where your religion matters.
The COVID-19 has turned our lives upside down. Sending your children back to school raises all sorts of concerns for their safety and education. We answer some of your questions here.
Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Pennsylvania is $7,994 for elementary schools and $16,316 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Pennsylvania is 86% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).