Lavelle School For The Blind

  • Lavelle school for the Blind is a multi-cultural educational institution established 100 years ago based on the Catholic tradition and the compassion and dedication of the Dominican sisters of Blauvelt.
  • The organization integrates students who are blind and have multiple disabilities, staff and parents in a challenging yet nurturing environment.
  • The programs at Lavelle seek to educate the whole child through a combination of developmental and functional strategies.
  • as the student progresses, the curriculum accommodates individual changing needs and educational growth.
  • all students are prepared for lives as respected adults. Lavelle school develops all students to their fullest potential, and provides support and resources to the students and their parents.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Private Special Education Centers
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool

Student Body

Total Students167 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
92%
State avg.: 28%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

School Notes

  • Lavelle school for the Blind is a multi-cultural educational institution established 100 years ago based on the Catholic tradition and the compassion and dedication of the Dominican sisters of Blauvelt. The organization integrates students who are blind and have multiple disabilities, staff and parents in a challenging yet nurturing environment. The programs at Lavelle seek to educate the whole child through a combination of developmental and functional strategies. as the student progresses, the curriculum accommodates individual changing needs and educational growth. all students are prepared for lives as respected adults. Lavelle school develops all students to their fullest potential, and provides support and resources to the students and their parents.
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