Western Pennsylvania School For The Deaf

300 East Swissvale Avenue
Edgewood, PA 15218 [ map ] [ website ]
Phone: 412-371-7000


Founded in 1869, the Western Pennsylvania School For The Deaf is a comprehensive center for the education of deaf and hard-of-hearing children.

It holds the distinction of being the first day school for the deaf in the United States.

The school is located on a beautiful 17-acre campus in a suburb just east of the city which provides ample space for activities for students from pre-school through high school. The primary building is a handsome, Greco-Roman structure notable by a series of magnifcent columns. Inside, students enjoy an active and engaging learning environment.

Hours of operation

Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


Free, on-site parking is available.

In partnership with Pittsburgh A&E Group