Illinois School for the Deaf

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Illinois School for the Deaf
Address
125 Webster Ave.
Jacksonville, Illinois
United States
Coordinates 39°44′01″N 90°15′07″W / 39.7335°N 90.2520°W / 39.7335; -90.2520Coordinates: 39°44′01″N 90°15′07″W / 39.7335°N 90.2520°W / 39.7335; -90.2520
Information
Type Public
Established 1839
Grades PreK - 12
Accreditation Illinois State Board of Education
North Central Association
Conference of Educational Administrators of Schools and Programs for the Deaf[1]
Website

The Illinois School for the Deaf (ISD), located in Jacksonville, Illinois, is a state-operated pre-kindergarten, elementary and high school for the deaf and hard-of-hearing.[2][3] ISD uses both English and American Sign Language, with a policy modeled after the Wisconsin School for the Deaf.[4]

ISD was founded in 1839 in the county seat of Morgan County.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Accreditation". Illinois School for the Deaf. Retrieved 20 November 2014. 
  2. ^ http://www.illinoisdeaf.org/index.html
  3. ^ http://www.isbe.net/spec-ed/pdfs/school_deaf.pdf
  4. ^ "The Illinois School for the Deaf Mission Statement" (PDF). Illinois School for the Deaf. Retrieved 20 November 2014. 
  5. ^ "About Us". Illinois School for the Deaf. 2014. Retrieved 20 November 2014.