The Deaf/Blind district in Florida is home to 5 public schools that serve students with special needs related to deafness and blindness, including 2 elementary schools, 1 middle school, and 2 high schools. While the schools face significant challenges, with all of them ranked in the bottom 10-15% of schools statewide, a few standout institutions stand out based on the data.

Blind High School (FSDB) is the highest-performing school in the district, ranking 611 out of 792 Florida high schools and boasting the highest graduation rate at 89.5% and the lowest chronic absenteeism rate at 37.6%. In contrast, Deaf High School (FSDB) has a lower graduation rate of 91.2% and a higher chronic absenteeism rate of 46.1%. At the middle school level, Deaf Middle School (FSDB) stands out with the highest proficiency rates in FAST Math for 7th and 8th grades.

Overall, the schools in the Deaf/Blind district face significant challenges, with low statewide rankings, high chronic absenteeism rates, and generally poor academic performance compared to state averages. However, the data suggests that targeted interventions and a focus on the unique needs of these students could help address the performance gaps and improve outcomes for the district's schools.

District Detail

 207 N San Marco Ave
St Augustine, FL 32084-2762

 (904) 827-2200

SchoolDigger Rank:
67th of 67 Florida districts

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Grades served: PK, KG-12
Students: 497

Primary Schools: 2
Middle Schools: 1
High Schools: 2
Alternative Schools: 0

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Florida Department of Education.

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