Central Institute For The Deaf

  • 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.

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School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
Year Founded1914
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students68 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
39%
State avg.: 17%
Students by Grade Central Institute For The Deaf Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
99%
Average Class Size5 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
% on Financial Aid
100%

Sports

Total Sports Offered1 sport
SportsTennisTennis

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)

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  • Saint Louis
     St Louis University High School
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 997 students
    0.4 miles
    4970 Oakland Ave
    Saint Louis, MO 63110
    (314) 531-0330
    0.4 9-12
    997
  • Saint Louis
    Rosati-Kain High School
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    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 295 students
    0.7 miles
    4389 Lindell Blvd
    Saint Louis, MO 63108
    (314) 533-8513
    0.7 9-12
    295
  • Saint Louis
    Grades: PK-6 | 323 students
    1.2 miles
    5209 Waterman Blvd
    Saint Louis, MO 63108
    (314) 361-6411
    1.2 PK-6
    323
  • Saint Louis
    St Ambrose School
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    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: NS-8 | 251 students
    1.3 miles
    5110 Wilson Ave
    Saint Louis, MO 63110
    (314) 772-1437
    1.3 NS-8
    251
  • Saint Louis
    Loyola Academy Of St Louis
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 6-8 | 52 students
    1.4 miles
    3851 Washington Blvd
    Saint Louis, MO 63108
    (314) 531-9091
    1.4 6-8
    52

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