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Photo 1: Students and teachers wear their Hornet green at homecoming. Photo 2: Iris plays goal ball in the gym.


School for the Blind Overview

The School for the Blind offers high quality academic programs that meet all of the standards set by the SC Department of Education. We also provide an extended core curriculum designed to meet the specific needs of children who are blind or visually impaired. 

Highly qualified teachers and staff serve students in grades Pre-K-12 with:

Strong Academic Programs

  • Small, individualized classes
  • Unit and lesson plans designed to meet the specific needs of students who are blind or visually impaired

Special Education and Related Services

  • Braille, literacy, and assistive technology coaches
  • Braille and large print materials and audio devices
  • Nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and other health and related services


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

Career and Independent Living Preparation

  • Daily living skills instruction with a focus on developing independence
  • Career exploration
  • Work-based learning opportunities
  • Transition instruction

Active Student Life

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