•  Debra Kiser teaches a high school math class.

    School for the Deaf Overview

    The School for the Deaf offers quality academic programs that meet all of the standards set by the SC Department of Education. Highly qualified teachers and staff serve students in grades Pre-K3-12 with:

    Strong Academic Programs

    • Small, individualized classes
    • Unit and lesson plans designed to meet the specific needs of students who are deaf or hard or hearing
    • Classes taught using American sign language

    Special Education and Related Services

    • Literacy coach, technology coach, certified speech language pathologists, audiologist, and sign language interpreters
    • Nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and other health and related services


    • Computer tablets or laptops for every student
    • Assistive and adaptive technology
    • Specialized classroom equipment

    Career and Independent Living Preparation

    • Career exploration
    • Work-based learning
    • Transition instruction 

    Active Student Life

    • Art, music, and other enrichment classes
    • Field trips and regional skills competitions
    • Clubs, activities, and leadership opportunities
    • Sports and recreational activities