The Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf
The Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf (WPSD), a non-profit, tuition-free school, provides academic and extracurricular programs to deaf and hard of hearing children from birth through twelfth grade. Founded in 1869, WPSD continues its tradition of excellence through services to children across Pennsylvania.
Why is WPSD Right For Your Child??
WPSD’s barrier-free, all-inclusive communication environment meets the needs of the individual student. American Sign Language, Sign Supported English and Spoken English are all incorporated to promote the academic, social, emotional and physical development of our students. Why is WPSD the right School for your deaf or hard of hearing child? Discover all that the School has to offer students – download a copy of Why WPSD?, tour the School by viewing the video in this section, browse our newly redesigned website or call 412.371.7000 to schedule a visit.
A Video Tour of WPSD
Calendar of Events
In The News
Spring 2018 Editions of The Western Pennsylvanian and BearTracks Released
Stay current with events on campus with the Spring 2018 edition of The Western Pennsylvania and Bear Tracks!
We are growing! Planning is underway for the expansion of our Children’s Center
Would you consider a gift to help create new instruction space for our youngest students?
2018 Commencement Ceremony
Watch our 2018 Commencement Ceremony