Texas School for the Blind

1100 West 45th St, Austin, TX 78756 | (512) 206-9167
  • Grades: 2-12
  • Student Enrollment: 129
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 129 elementary, middle, and high school students from grades 2-12
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 1100 W 45th St, Austin, TX 78756
  • Principal or Admin: Mr Miles Fain
  • Fax: (512) 206-9453
  • Website: www.tsbvi.edu
School Operational Details
  • Special Education School
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 129
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 0
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 68 (52.7%)
  • Females: 61 (47.3%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: - (-)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 122 (94.6%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 122 (94.6%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Texas School for the Blind Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black2015.5%
Asian43.1%
Hispanic3426.4%
White7155.0%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Texas School for the Blind
  Number Percent
2nd Grade32.3%
3rd Grade53.9%
4th Grade43.1%
5th Grade75.4%
6th Grade53.9%
7th Grade107.8%
8th Grade64.7%
9th Grade1410.9%
10th Grade107.8%
11th Grade1410.9%
12th Grade5139.5%
Source: TX Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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The overall school rating shows that Texas School for the Blind performed on average better than many other schools across the state on TAKS state exams in the following subjects:
  • English Language Arts
  • Science
  • Social Studies

TAKS - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
2010100.0%100.0%93.0%
2009---
200880.0%80.0%90.0%
 
Science Test
201080.0%80.0%91.0%
2009---
200840.0%40.0%80.0%
 
Social Studies Test
2010100.0%100.0%98.0%
2009---
2008100.0%100.0%95.0%
 
Source: TX Department of Education 2009-2010

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