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Archbishop Ryan Academy for the Deaf / Saint Lucy Day School for Children with Visual Impairments

  • Education

Essential Information

4251 L. St.
Phila, PA 19124


ARAD - students are deaf/hard of hearing.
SLDS - students are blind/visually impaired.

Additional Information

Website: http://www.stl.ocephila.org

Disabilities Served:
Deaf / hard of hearing
Visual impairment / blind

County: Philadelphia

Location (state-county): PA-Philadelphia

Services Offered: Bilingual Services

Grades or ages of school: ARAD: Grades K-8; St. Lucy: PreK-8

Staff:student ratio: 1:5

Gender of students: coed

School's Approach: ARAD: Bi-lingual environment (ASL) that helps students develop speaking, reading and written language skills.

St. Lucy: braille, orientation and mobility, daily living skills and training on specialized equipment.

Paid Blurb 2015-2016: no

Paid Blurb 2016-2017: no

Update 2015-16: no

Update 2016-17: no

Transportation provided: no

Tuition structure (% FAPE reimbursement/financial aid offered, etc.): $14,441.00 ARAD; $13,811.00 St. Lucy; scholarships & grants available

Tuition structure: Financial aid offered

Adaptive tech used: St. Lucy's: Braille Note Apex; Students who are blind have access to Braille note takers and speech screen readers on typical computers.

Learning strategies/therapies utilized: ARAD: ASL; St. Lucy: Braille

Support services/therapies offered: ARAD students receive adaptive art, gym, music and computer. St. Lucy Day School curriculum also includes adaptive gym, music and computer. Speech therapy, vision services

Support services:
Speech therapy
Vision services

Extracurriculars offered: St. Lucy: Art classes, Library, Music

Extracurriculars offered:

Specific learning strategies, support services or vocational programs not listed above: Extended day

Paid Blurb 2016: no