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KSD Vision Statement

A school, a community, a society in which hearing acuity is incidental, barriers are minimized, human potential is maximized, and people are judged by their contributions and their character.

KSD Mission Statement

To ensure that all students achieve their full potential in a language-rich environment.


KSD Beliefs Statement

KSD believes that:

  • Each student has the right to a safe and secure educational environment.

  • Each student has the right to an academically rigorous program.

  • Full access to ASL and English is crucial to a student’s development, and both languages are equally utilized and valued.

  • Exposure to and experience with Deaf culture will enrich the lives of students and their families.

  • Outreach services provide the highest quality of services, resources, and support to children ages birth – 21 who are deaf/hard of hearing, by collaborating with their families, their communities, and the professionals that serve them.

  • Each student and family has the right to transition services to understand student needs, access available services, and utilize programs for the benefit of the student's educational career and into post-secondary life.


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