The School for the Blind is located in Little Rock and was founded in 1859 by Reverend Haucke, a blind Baptist minister. The school provides a wide variety of educational and social programs to allow students with sensory impairments to become productive citizens.
The Arkansas School for the Blind is PK-12 and features an Early Intervention Program. In 2008, the school became the country’s first school for the blind to provide a Gifted and Talented Program for students.
The school also offers a selection of extra-curricular activities such as Instrumental Music, Choir, Wrestling and more.
Funding for the Arkansas School for the Blind is provided by state tax revenues appropriated by the Arkansas Legislature. There are no fees incurred for residents of Arkansas.