Memphis Oral School For The Deaf
- Every child has the right to develop their individual capabilities to the greatest extent possible.
- In the case of hearing-impaired children, additional resources are required in order to provide a sound education foundation and an equal opportunity to succeed.
- Memphis Oral School for the Deaf exists for the purpose of insuring that these unique resources are readily available to those young children who need them.
- With the combined support of the community and Memphis Oral School, young deaf children in Memphis and the Mid-South area continue to have the opportunity to learn to talk.
|School Type||Special Education School|
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||Other associations(s) for exceptional children|
|Grades Offered||Grades Nursery/Preschool-Prekindergarten|
|Total Students||27 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 18%
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||5 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||5:1|
National avg.: 13:1
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
- Services include:
- Speech and Language Therapy
- Cochlear Implant Services
- A Parent-Infant Training Program, Sound Beginnings, providing home or center-based sessions.
- A Day School providing Preschool classes for hearing-impaired children (2 thru 6 years of age). Daily mainstreaming with hearing children. A summer program is also provided.
- Before (7:30 a.m.) and After School (3-4:45 p.m.) Care is available.
- Mainstream consulation services are also available to school districts throughout the Mid-South.