Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf

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Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf
WesternPASchoolDeafEdgewood.jpg
Address
300 East Swissvale Avenue
Edgewood, Pennsylvania, (Allegheny County), 15218
United States
Information
Type Public Mainstream Charter, Deaf
Established 1869
Director Marybeth Lauderdale, M.A. Ed. Admin., Ed.S.
CEO Steven E. Farmer, M.S., Ed.D.
Grades PreK-12
Enrollment ~200 (2016)
Language American Sign Language (ASL), English
Color(s) Navy Blue and Yellow
Athletics Volleyball, Soccer, Basketball, Softball
Mascot Lions
Website
Designated 1998[1]

The Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf (WPSD) is a school for deaf and hard of hearing children in Edgewood, Pennsylvania. It was established in 1869.[2][3]

The school is listed as a Pittsburgh History and Landmarks Foundation Historic Landmark. The administrative building was built in 1903 by architects Alden & Harlow.[4]

Affiliated organizations[edit]

  • Alumni Association of Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf[5]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Historic Landmark Plaques 1968-2009 (PDF). Pittsburgh, PA: Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation. 2010. Retrieved 2010-07-02. 
  2. ^ "Welcome to WPSD: History". Retrieved 2011-03-25. Founded in 1869 
  3. ^ Gannon, Jack. 1981. Deaf Heritage–A Narrative History of Deaf America, Silver Spring, MD: National Association of the Deaf, pp. 39-40 (PDF)(PDF)
  4. ^ Historic Landmark Plaques 1968-2009 (PDF). Pittsburgh, PA: Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation. 2010. p. 18. Retrieved 2011-07-02. 
  5. ^ "Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf Alumni Association". Retrieved 2011-05-14. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 40°26′05″N 79°52′55″W / 40.4348°N 79.8819°W / 40.4348; -79.8819