St Francis De Sales School For The Deafin Brooklyn
- St. Francis was started by Sr. Anne Behre on September 13, 1960 in a convent in Flushing, New York with four children.
- In 1963 the school moved to the Park Slope section of Brooklyn in order to accommodate more students.
- In 1965 St. Francis became a private state supported 4201 School, one of eleven schools serving deaf or blind students in New York State.
- In 1973 St. Francis moved to its present location on Eastern Parkway where it continues today to educate profoundly deaf children from infancy to eighth grade.
- St. Francis de Sales School for the Deaf is dedicated to encouraging the maximum potential for learning in each child regardless of race, creed, color or gender.
- This education embraces the whole child-psychological, physical, social and emotional.
- St. Francis' instructional program is guided by Reuven Feuerstein's theory of Structured Cognitive Modifiability as the school implements the New York State Curricula in all academic areas.
- This theory of development describes how children develop their cognitive skills through Mediated Learning Experiences. It assists children in becoming active learners.
|School Type||Special Education School|
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||Other special emphasis association(s)|
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten-8|
|Total Students||83 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 29%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||14 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||6:1|
National avg.: 13:1
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Brooklyn Grades: NS-8 | 172 students
920 Park Place
Brooklyn, NY 11213
(347) 533-4923 0.7 NS-8
- Brooklyn Grades: K-12 | 99 students
567 Kingston Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11203
(718) 498-2500 1.2 K-12
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