Total Learning Centers

Total Learning Academy is a program for students that need a more intensive remedial approach.
Classes are typically 4-7 students and students receive individualized attention.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: 3-12
  • Students: 34 students
  • Average class size: 7 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 3-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year
ADD/ADHD Support
Learning Difference Programs
Learning Programs Supported
Dyslexia/Language-based, ADHD, ALL Learning Differences, Students with Anxiety or Depression
Year Founded
Summer School Offered
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
34 students
Student Body Type
Students by Grade
Total Learning Centers Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
6 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
7 students
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
Classroom Dress Code

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Tuition may be paid by student's home school district or private parent pay. Some scholarships are available.
Admissions Director
Dr. Carol Utay

School Notes

  • Step into Total Learning Centers and you will see an active, open learning environment that is welcoming and family friendly.  We believe that each child has unique gifts and talents; therefore Total Learning Centers develops a personalized instructional program based on a student`s initial and ongoing evaluation results. Our instructional programs are cutting-edge, research-proven, learning strategies that enhance the student`s ability to perform in their school, home and community environments.
  • Founded in 1999, by Drs. Joe and Carol Utay, TLC "Prepares Students Today for Success Tomorrow" through direct, intensive, research-based methods to ensure significant gains in reading, writing, math, attention, processing, working memory and more. Working with clients from age 5 through College in the Pittsburgh, Pa. area, we offer an array of services to help children reach their educational potential through school support, expert tutoring or remediation.
  • Our experienced and distinguished staff and educators live and breathe by our on-going mission: To help caring parents minimize their child`s frustration and maximize their potential by removing obstacles to learning.  We work with the students in a positive, caring environment to provide instruction targeted to their specific needs. At TLC we believe every student can travel as far as their passion takes them.
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Quick Stats (2021)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: 3-12
  • Students: 34 students
  • Average class size: 7 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Allegheny County, PA is $7,896 for elementary schools and $10,946 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Allegheny County, PA is 93% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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