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About Us

We invite you walk with us and learn about a place where students reach their fullest potential– a place where “what if” becomes “I can.”
Saint Lucy School for Children with Visual Impairments is one of the three Special Education Schools of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.  We educate students with visual impairments who need vision support in order to access academic curriculum.  Saint Lucy School utilizes the academic curriculum for elementary schools set forth by the Office of Catholic Education in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.  We are accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and School Commission on Elementary and Secondary Schools.

Recent News

Ghina is surrounded by her family during graduation.

Graduation 2021

Congratulations to Ghina, Meigan, Phebe, and Yadiel as you graduate from Saint Lucy School. May God bless all of your future endeavors!
Center City Mobility Trip

Center City Mobility Trip

Our 8th Grade girls participated in the Center City Mobility Trip. Thanks Ms. Cora and Ms. Megan for a great day!

Congratulations Ms. Hein!

Ms. Christina Hein, an OT doctoral candidate from the University of the Sciences has just completed her research study at St. Lucy's.


Lucy Day

Time: 7:35 AM – 2:35 PM
Arianna with braille lego.

Our Mission

Saint Lucy School for Children with Visual Impairments exists to provide a spiritual environment where education is based on faith and centered upon academic instruction and the Expanded Core Curriculum.  We believe that each child is endowed with diverse, valuable gifts; therefore, we empower students to realize their greatest potential so that they may fulfill their responsibility to serve God and others.
Sean reading braille.

Principal’s Message

Welcome to our website!  Saint Lucy School is a small treasure situated in the Winchester Heights section of the city of Philadelphia, PA.  Our school serves students with visual impairments/blindness who need accomodations such as magnification, assistive technology, and braille instruction in order to access the academic curriculum.  We believe that each child is precious and deserving of love and support from their teachers and peers in order to meet their individual needs.   Our school provides instruction in the Catholic faith and supports students as they prepare for the sacraments of Reconciliation, Eucharist and Confirmation.  Our faith is the center of each day as we strive to make each day a day of learning and growth.  We provide a strong emphasis on the Expanded Core Curriculum so that each child may grow to become independent.