We are a PreK-12 school for Deaf and hard-of-hearing children.

Our Mission

The Pennsylvania School for the Deaf educates students to succeed by recognizing and developing individual strengths, building confidence, collaborating with families and communities in a nurturing, dynamic, and language-rich environment steeped in cultural awareness of Deaf, Hearing, and worldwide diversity.
(Adopted by the Strategic Planning Committee, October 2013

Directions

100 West School House Lane, Philadelphia, PA 19144


From the North and East
Take the Norristown exit #333 of the Pennsylvania Turnpike onto Route 422 East (Germantown Avenue). Follow Germantown Avenue through Chestnut Hill into Mt. Airy. (Approximately 7 miles.) Turn right at Allens Lane and follow to Wissahickon Avenue. (Allens Lane turns and becomes Wissahickon.) Proceed down Wissahickon Avenue to School House Lane. Turn left onto School House Lane. After you pass the intersection with Wayne Avenue, you will see PSD on the right (100 W. School House Lane).

From the West:
Take the King of Prussia/Valley Forge exit #326 on the Pennsylvania Turnpike to the Schuylkill Expressway East (Route 76). Take the Expressway to exit #340a, Lincoln Drive, making a left at the bottom of the ramp to Lincoln Drive. Take Lincoln Drive to Gypsy Lane. (Police barracks are on the corner of Gypsy Lane.) Take a right onto Gypsy Lane and a left onto School House Lane. Follow School House Lane for 1-1/2 miles. PSD is on the right after crossing Wayne Avenue.

From the South:
Take Route 95 North to the Schuylkill Expressway West (Route 76). Take the Lincoln Drive exit #340a and follow directions From the West (above) at Lincoln Drive.

From Center City Philadelphia:
Take Kelly Drive to Midvale Avenue. Make a right onto Midvale to Wissahickon Avenue. Make a left onto Wissahickon to School House Lane. Make a right onto School House Lane to PSD.

By Public Transportation:
Take the Chestnut Hill West rail line to Chelten Avenue. Walk north on Chelten Avenue to Wayne Avenue. Turn right onto Wayne Avenue. Walk a few blocks to School House Lane, turn left, and PSD is half-way down the block. OR take either the H or XH bus to Greene Street and School House Lane. PSD is half-way up the block. OR contact SEPTA for route/schedule information: 215-580-7800 (v), 215-580-7853 (tty) or www.septa.org.

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