Vt Center For Deaf/hard Hearing

Tel: (802)258-9500
  • Thanks to a generous bequest by Colonel William Austine, a retired army officer who spent his final years in Brattleboro, the Austine School opened its doors to both Deaf and Blind students in the Fall of 1912.
  • In 1917, it was decided to devote Austine's resources exclusively to the education of the Deaf.
  • Holton Hall, the original building and now a historic landmark, became a home away from home for growing numbers of Deaf students.
  • As the student population increased, additional facilities were constructed resulting in the beautiful campus now known as Austine School for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12

Student Body

Total Students40 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
5%
State avg.: 8%
Students by GradeVt Center For Deaf/hard Hearing Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio3:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Admissions DirectorCynthia Ward

Nearby Private Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Brattleboro
    Austine School For The Deaf
    Special Education School
    Grades: 2-12 | 30 students
    0.1 miles
    60 Austine Dr
    Brattleboro, VT 05301
    (802)258-9521
    0.12-12
    30
  • Brattleboro
    Community Schoolhouse
    Special Education School
    Grades: PK | 24 students
    1 miles
    Po Box 86
    Brattleboro, VT 05302
    (802)257-7470
    1PK
    24
  • Brattleboro
    Hilltop Montessori School
    Montessori School
    Grades: NS-8 | 135 students
    1 miles
    99 Stafford Farm Hill
    Brattleboro, VT 05301
    (802)257-0500
    1NS-8
    135
  • Brattleboro
    Meadows School
    Special Education School
    Grades: KG-11 | 46 students
    1 miles
    Po Box 803
    Brattleboro, VT 05302
    (802)258-6140
    1KG-11
    46
  • Brattleboro
    Grades: PK-8 | 122 students
    1.3 miles
    48 Walnut St
    Brattleboro, VT 05301
    (802)254-6320
    1.3PK-8
    122

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