Memphis Oral School For The Deaf

7901 Poplar Avenue
Germantown, TN 38138-0381
Tel: (901)758-2228
Grades: NS-PK | 27 students
Every child has the right to develop their individual capabilities to the greatest extent possible.  In the case of hearing-impaired children, additional resources are required in order to provide a sound education foundation and an equal opportunity to succeed.  Memphis Oral School for the Deaf exists for the purpose of insuring that these unique resources are readily available to those young children who need them.  With the combined support of the community and Memphis Oral School, young deaf children in Memphis and the Mid-South area continue to have the opportunity to learn to talk.                

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other associations(s) for exceptional children
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-Prekindergarten
Year Founded 1959

Student Body

Total Students 27 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 18%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 5 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling

School Notes:

  • Services include:
  • Speech and Language Therapy
  • Cochlear Implant Services
  • A Parent-Infant Training Program, Sound Beginnings, providing home or center-based sessions.
  • A Day School providing Preschool classes for hearing-impaired children (2 thru 6 years of age).  Daily mainstreaming with hearing children.  A summer program is also provided.
  • Before (7:30 a.m.) and After School (3-4:45 p.m.) Care is available.
  • Mainstream consulation services are also available to school districts throughout the Mid-South.                 

Profile last updated: 01/29/2015

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Daybreak Specialized School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Our Lady Of Perpetual Help Catholic School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Our Lady Of Perpetual Help Catholic School (0.5 miles away)
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  • Germantown
    Grades: PK-8 | 215 students
    0.5 miles
    8151 Poplar
    Germantown, TN 38138
  • Germantown
    Daybreak Specialized School
    Alternative School
    Grades: 5-11 | 22 students
    0.6 miles
    2262 S Germantown Rd
    Germantown, TN 38138
  • Germantown
    Germantown United Meth Prescl
    Daycare / Preschool (Methodist)
    Grades: NS-PK | 150 students
    0.6 miles
    2331 Germantown Rd
    Germantown, TN 38138
  • Germantown
    Phoenix School For Creative Learning
    Special Education School
    Grades: 6-12 | 27 students
    0.6 miles
    2320 S. Germantown Rd.
    Germantown, TN 38138
  • Germantown
    Grades: 2-12 | 24 students
    0.6 miles
    2404 Arthur Road
    Germantown, TN 38138

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