Vt Center For Deaf/hard Hearing

Tel: (802)258-9500
Grades: PK-12 | 40 students
Thanks to a generous bequest by Colonel William Austine, a retired army officer who spent his final years in Brattleboro, the Austine School opened its doors to both Deaf and Blind students in the Fall of 1912.
In 1917, it was decided to devote Austine‚Äôs resources exclusively to the education of the Deaf.
Holton Hall, the original building and now a historic landmark, became a home away from home for growing numbers of Deaf students.
As the student population increased, additional facilities were constructed resulting in the beautiful campus now known as Austine School for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12

Student Body

Total Students 40 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 8%
Students by Grade Vt Center For Deaf/hard Hearing Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 3:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Cynthia Ward

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Austine School For The Deaf (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Austine School For The Deaf (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Hilltop Montessori School (1 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Brattleboro
    Austine School For The Deaf
    Special Education School
    Grades: 2-12 | 30 students
    0.1 miles
    60 Austine Dr
    Brattleboro, VT 05301
  • Brattleboro
    Hilltop Montessori School
    Montessori School
    Grades: PK-8 | 133 students
    1 miles
    99 Stafford Farm Hill
    Brattleboro, VT 05301
  • Brattleboro
    Grades: PK-8 | 122 students
    1.3 miles
    48 Walnut St
    Brattleboro, VT 05301
  • Brattleboro
    Community Schoolhouse
    Special Education School
    Grades: PK | 24 students
    1.4 miles
    Po Box 86
    Brattleboro, VT 05302
  • Brattleboro
    Meadows School
    Special Education School
    Grades: KG-11 | 46 students
    1.4 miles
    Po Box 803
    Brattleboro, VT 05302

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