Childrens Center For The Visually Impaired

Children's Center for the Visually Impaired provide specialized services that are comprehensive, intensive and individualized.
Our staff of vision-certified teachers, braille instructors, orientation and mobility specialists and therapists who are experienced in the field of vision provides expertise in planning, developing and implementing education programs that address all aspects of the child's development.
We incorporate assistive technology to facilitate success and include a variety of real-life experiences designed to increase independence and develop self-confidence.
We emphasize early literacy through print and braille instruction and independent travel through orientation and mobility instruction.
Children's Center strive to empower visually impaired children and their families to function successfully in the world.
By providing an atmosphere that is rich in diverse experiences, focused on potential rather than limitations and based on sound educational principles and best practice, we are preparing our children for continued success long after they transition out of CCVI and into their home school districts.
Educating parents about their children's visual issues is a priority and is done on an individual basis as well as through group meetings.
The mission of the Children's Center for the Visually Impaired is to prepare children with visual impairments, including those with multiple disabilities, to function at their highest potential in the sighted world.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Enrollment: 270 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-12
Year Founded
1952
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
270 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
29%
State avg.: 20%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
6 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
45:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

School Notes

  • Children's Center provide specialized services that are comprehensive, intensive and individualized. Our staff of vision-certified teachers, braille instructors, orientation and mobility specialists and therapists who are experienced in the field of vision provides expertise in planning, developing and implementing education programs that address all aspects of the child's development. We incorporate assistive technology to facilitate success and include a variety of real-life experiences designed to increase independence and develop self-confidence. We emphasize early literacy through print and braille instruction and independent travel through orientation and mobility instruction. Children's Center strive to empower visually impaired children and their families to function successfully in the world. By providing an atmosphere that is rich in diverse experiences, focused on potential rather than limitations and based on sound educational principles and best practice, we are preparing our children for continued success long after they transition out of CCVI and into their home school districts. Educating parents about their children's visual issues is a priority and is done on an individual basis as well as through group meetings. The mission of the Children's Center for the Visually Impaired is to prepare children with visual impairments, including those with multiple disabilities, to function at their highest potential in the sighted world.
Source: Verified school update

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When is the application deadline for Childrens Center For The Visually Impaired?
The application deadline for Childrens Center For The Visually Impaired is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
In what neighborhood is Childrens Center For The Visually Impaired located?
Childrens Center For The Visually Impaired is located in the Broadway Gillham neighborhood of Kansas City, MO.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Enrollment: 270 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Kansas City, MO is $9,980 for elementary schools and $12,026 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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