Tennessee School For Blind


Tennessee School For Blind


Beliefs We believe that every child, regardless of the nature of his or her disability, can learn. We believe that every child in the State of Tennessee is entitled to the highest quality education possible, including children with a visual impairment. Our School’s Vision Because we believe that every child is a person of worth, with the right to receive assistance in reaching his or her potential, the programs at TSB use diversified curricula and are designed to address the educational and social needs of all our students whose abilities may range from academically gifted to multiply challenged. Our programs provide students who are blind or visually impaired with the special skills, techniques, and methods they need to function well in society. Our staff is dedicated to providing the most up-to-date technology and services possible. Our instructional staff, including classroom and special area teachers, residential staff, support staff, and outreach staff, are dedicated to implementing this philosophy by creating a totally individualized program for each child. Our vision is for each child to succeed.

Mission Statement

The mission of the staff at the Tennessee School for the Blind is to provide free, appropriate, and individualized educational services to eligible students in a safe environment that will promote independence and a positive self-image, as well as provide information and technical assistance to families, schools, and agencies serving all Tennessee children who are visually challenged.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

It is the policy of the Tennessee School for the Blind not to discriminate on the basis of sex, race, national origin, creed, age, marital status, or disability in its educational programs, activities or employment policies as required by TITLE VI and TITLE VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act; TITLE IX of the 1972 Educational Amendments and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Please call 615-231-7316 for additional information.

Tennessee School For Blind

115 Stewarts Ferry PIKE, Nashville, TN 37214