Overbrook School For The Blind

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Overbrook School for the Blind offers a variety of programs for children of different ages and abilities.
The whole school is geared toward supporting students as they grow and learn.
Since The Overbrook School for the Blind was founded in 1832 our mission has been to provide all our students, according to their individual needs, with the skills that will give them the greatest opportunity to experience active and fulfilling lives.
The mission of Overbrook School for the Blind is to develop and deliver education that enhances the options available for persons with visual impairment and other challenges so that they have the greatest opportunity to experience active and fulfilling lives.
The vision of Overbrook School for the Blind is to be a dynamic and responsive educational organization, providing leadership as a local, national and international resource, inspiring individuals with visual impairments and other challenges to achieve their highest potential.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten
Offers Post-Graduate Year
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
217 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
51%
State avg.: 25%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
60 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
4:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

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