The Maryland School For The Blind

  • The Maryland School for the Blind (MSB) is a private, nonprofit school dedicated to educating children and youth from infancy to age 21 who are blind, visually impaired, and multiply disabled.
  • The school was founded in 1853 and our 100 acre campus is located in northeast Baltimore.
  • Each year, MSB serves more than 1,000 students throughout all 24 Maryland jurisdictions through our on-campus and outreach programs.
  • As a statewide resource center, MSB provides outreach, educational and residential services for students to reach their fullest potential by preparing them with the abilities to be as successful, independent and well-rounded contributing members of their communities as possible.
  • The Maryland College and Career Ready Standards establish what our students need to know at targeted intervals during their K-12 education.
  • Maryland’s College and Career-Ready Standards incorporate the Common Core State Standards and are built on high-quality academic expectations in English/Language Arts/Literacy and Mathematics that define the knowledge and skills all students should master by the end of each grade level.
  • MSB also incorporates the Baltimore County Public Schools Curriculum (BCPS), Unique Learning System (ULS), along with the Expanded Core Curriculum (ECC) into our various K-12 classrooms.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Private Special Education Centers
Other associations(s) for exceptional children
State or regional independent school association
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1853

Student Body

Total Students176 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
60%
State avg.: 33%
Students by GradeThe Maryland School For The Blind Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio4:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Admissions DirectorRuth Ann Hynson

Sports

Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsCheering, Swimming, Track and Field, WrestlingCheeringSwimming,
Track and FieldWrestling,

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