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Missouri School for the Blind - High School

Information Updated March 2021
  • Grades 9-12
  • 24 Students
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3815 Magnolia Avenue
St. Louis MO, 63110
This school is wheelchair accessible

COVID Contingency*

Attendance Options
In-Person Learning:
100% Virtual Learning:
Blended Learning: n/a
Attendance Adjustment Options Undefined
School Provided Laptop or Tablet
School's Learning Plan n/a
*This information is subject to change.


School Hours

Core School Hours 8:00am - 3:00pm
Before School Care
After School Care



School Bus
Post-Activity Transportation
Public Transit Options



Tuition Free Financial Assistance n/a Uniform
USDA Food Program
  Yes - Income Verified Students Eligible
Free Breakfast
Free Lunch

About The School

School Mission
The mission of Missouri School for the Blind is to provide quality educational services, resources, and individualized instruction, ensuring that students with visual impairments statewide achieve academic, social, employment, transition, and independent living skills empowering them to enjoy full productive lives.
Quick Facts
  • Missouri School for the Blind offers educational and outreach services for legally blind Missouri children from birth through age 21 and their families. MSB is operated by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education of the State of Missouri and its services are free of charge.
  • MSB was the first school for children with visual impairments to be founded west of the Mississippi River. The school opened under the formal name "Missouri Institution for the Education of the Blind" in 1851.
  • MSB had the first braille printing press in the United States. It was designed, built and operated by MSB teacher Henry Robyn in 1865.
Parent Coordinator
Teachers On Staff 15
Teachers Returning from Last Year 93%
Nurses On Staff Full Time
Counselors On Staff Full Time
Social Workers On Staff Full Time
Special Education

Student Diversity

Total Students 24
American Indian / Alaska Native n/a
Asian n/a
Black 25%
Hawaiian/Pacific Islander n/a
Hispanic n/a
White 70.8%
Multiracial n/a
Total Students 24
Male n/a
Female n/a
Limited English Proficient n/a
Students With Disabilities n/a
Low Income n/a

Education Focus

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Visual & Performing Arts
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World Languages
  • n/a
Special Education
Advanced Placement
International Baccalaureate


After School Clubs
Visual Arts

School Visits &

Application Deadline n/a
Application Fee
Interview Required
Requirements / Recommended Tests
Enrollment Criteria
  • Referrals to Missouri School for the Blind are initiated by the IEP team. IEP teams determine the need for intensive services based on many criteria, including but not limited to 1) lack of progress on IEP goals, or 2) the need for emphasis on the Expanded Core Curriculum for the blind/visually impaired.
  • The local education agency (LEA) will send a letter of referral and the following documents to MSB's Superintendent: The most recent Individual Education Plan (IEP) which provides the information contained in (A)(3)(a, b, c) of the State Plan; A three year re-evaluation; An optometric and/or ophthalmological report dated within the last year (ophthalmological report preferred;) An up-to-date immunization record.
Enrollment Contact Andrea Stoffel
School Office Assistant - Education

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