Division on Visual Impairments


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The Tennessee School for the Blind 615-231-7300, https://ww.tsbtigers.org/ Image 1: Front of the Tennessee School for the Blind that was built in the 1950s. The Tennessee School for the Blind sits on 86 rolling acres, just a few miles east of downtown Nashville. The current campus includes a two-story academic wing (built in 1952), a life skills wing (built in 1992), connecting gymnasium and pool building, 10 cottages for residential students, a track, and a large playground with special equipment for visually impaired and children with multiple disabilities. Approximately half of TSB's students are bused in from all parts of the state, living in the cottages from Sunday afternoon until Friday at noon when they return home. Local students ride school buses from the Nashville Metro area and surrounding counties on a daily basis. At the close of the 2015-2016 school year, 135 students were enrolled. 63

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