South Carolina School for the Deaf and Blind

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School for the Deaf Middle SchoolDeaf Middle School Overview
(Grades 6 – 8)


The School for the Deaf’s Middle School accepts students who are ready to begin an educational adventure that will transition them into high school.
Middle school students will:
  • Enjoy hands-on learning opportunities
  • Learn essential independence skills
  • Enhance communications skills
  • Participate in health and physical education classes
  • Have the opportunity to mainstream at L.E. Gable Middle School
Students learn:
  • To solve challenging math equations and problems
  • To read and comprehend grade level texts, like Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein and Charles Dickens’ Oliver Twist
  • To write structured English, expanding to compositions
 The curriculum also includes:
  • Introductory courses to physical and biological science
  • Social studies, American and SC history
  • Character education
  • American Sign Language
The Middle School curriculum follows state standards and students use state adopted textbooks.