Central Institute for the Deaf

825 South Taylor Avenue
Saint Louis, MO 63110
Tel: (314)977-0132
  • CID is a school where teachers, audiologists and speech-language pathologists use listening and spoken language to teach children who are deaf and hard of hearing from birth to age 12.
  • We teach children to listen, talk, read and succeed in their local schools without the use of sign language.
  • CID also provides educational curricula, exppert consultation and continuing education opportunities for professionals.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-6
Year Founded 1914

Student Body

Total Students 113 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
45%
State avg.: 19%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 21 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
99%
Average Class Size 5 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

% on Financial Aid
100%

Sports

Total Sports Offered 1 sports
Sports TennisTennis

School Notes

  • generous scholarship support for students
  • caring, experienced, energetic teachers with advanced degrees
  • on-site pediatric audiologists and speech-language pathologists
  • on-site school counselor and occupational therapist
  • cochlear implant expertise
  • specially constructed facilities for teaching deaf children, birth to age 12
  • Washington University affiliated program
  • Missouri First Steps provider for birth-3
  • Illinois Child and Family Connections
  • dynamic early literacy and literacy programs
  • play-based learning pre-k and kindergarten
  • emphasis on social and pragmatic skills along with speech, listening, language, reading and academics  
  • physical education, art, music and computer
  • parent support meetings
  • mainstreaming assistance  
  • special activities
  • before and after school care available
  • extended school year and graduate enrichment programs (summer)

Profile last updated: 01/29/2016

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