Mission Statement

Saint Anthony School Programs forms an integral part of the educational ministry of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh. Rooted in the Gospel, St. Anthony School Programs provides moral and spiritual formation, an academic course of studies and vocational training for students aged 5 to 21 with intellectual disabilities. The program seeks to maximize the individual student's potential for academic learning, to foster self-respect and confidence and to develop competence in employment and living skills. In pursuit of this mission, St. Anthony School Programs promotes the concept of inclusive education within the Catholic Schools of the Diocese of Pittsburgh.

About St. Anthony School Programs

St. Anthony School Programs is a faith-based inclusive educational environment for children ages 5-21 with Down Syndrome, Autism Spectrum Disorder and other Intellectual Disabilities. For over 65 years, St. Anthony School Programs has helped both Catholic and non-Catholic students with Intellectual Disabilities live their lives to the fullest academically, socially, vocationally and spiritually.St. AnthonySchool Programs provides students with a unique educational program. St. Anthony's works with the parent to determine each child's level of inclusion and the special resource room support gives our students every opportunity to learn in a safe and caring environment so that they may grow and become active and contributing members of society.

Contact Information

Paula Elder
Phone: 724-940-9020
pelder@stanthonykids.org