Each year, a team of teachers, support staff and the student’s parents evaluates each student based on a series of state standards and assessments. The outreach staff of the SC School for the Blind serves on the team providing input on the specialized services needed by the student. The team creates measurable annual goals specific to the needs of the student and determines any accommodations that may be needed for the student’s educational benefit.
Students are measured on their communication skills whether it is through voice or sign language, hearing assessments and academic performance in subjects such as reading, writing and math.
In addition, parents receive periodic progress reports on their students’ growth and development throughout the year.