St. Joseph's School for the Blind
761 Summit AvenueCounty:Hudson
Jersey City, New Jersey 07307Year Established:1891
Phone:201-876-5432
Fax:201-876-5431
Email:info@schoolfortheblind.orgWeb-Site:www.schoolfortheblind.org


Executive Director:David Feinhals
Principal:Dr. Anthony Lentine


Type of Program/Services:Private, Approved School for Individuals with Blindness and other Disabilities - Day Program, Residential Program, Early Intervention Program, Extended School Year.

Services Include:Health Services,Prevocational, Social Services, Occupational Therapy, Independent Living, Physical Therapy, Speech Therapy, Orientation and Mobility, Rehabilitation.


Full-time staff:75Part-time staff:20


Classes Offered/Disabilites Served:Preschool; Academic K-3; Ungraded 3-21; Early Intervention Program/Visual Impairments with other Disabilities
Age Range:Birth-21
Counties Served:All
Approval/Accreditation:NJDOE-Middlestates
Number of Students/Clients:65
Number of Classes (if school):9
Grade Range:
Length of School/Program Year:11 months
Private Students/Clients accepted:
Scholarships available:


Mission Statement:Life for us is of inherent value. A distinctive attitude toward human life characterizes St. Joseph's School for the Blind. We hold that life is affirmed when the quality is enhanced and that learning and acceptance are the key to life's fullest growth and potential. Our educational strategies are designed to challenge each individual to attain greater self awareness and meaningful skills needed for independent functioning.