Central Institute For The Deaf
Tel: (314) 977-0130
Central Institute For The Deaf Photo #2 - A CID parent educator counsels a young family in the Joanne Parrish Knight Family Center.
Central Institute For The Deaf Photo #3 - Small class sizes and teachers with advanced degrees combine to create a high quality, highly individualized listening and spoken language education for every student.
- 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.
Central Institute For The Deaf places among the top 20% of private schools in Missouri for:
- Category Attribute
- Advanced Degrees Highest percentage of faculty with advanced degrees
- School History Oldest founding date
|School Type||Special Education School|
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten|
|Summer School Offered||Yes|
|Total Students||68 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 17%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||13 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||5:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree|
|Average Class Size||5 students|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|% on Financial Aid|
|Total Sports Offered||1 sport|
- 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)
Nearby Private Schools
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Saint Louis Grades: PK-6 | 323 students
5209 Waterman Blvd
Saint Louis, MO 63108
(314) 361-6411 1.2 PK-6
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