Cleary School for the Deaf

301 Smithtown Blvd, Nesconset, NY 11767

Profoundly deaf children from Suffolk and Nassau counties receive a total communication approach to learning at Cleary. The curriculum includes traditional academic subjects, in addition to speech reading, auditory training, finger spelling and signs. Programming also includes instruction in art, photography, visual perception, cognitive training, vocational job training and visual communication. Each student undergoes an evaluation each year to determine if he or she is ready for mainstreaming into a traditional school. An infant program provides educational services for parents and their children (birth to age 3). The secondary program operates at East Islip High School in Islip Terrace. The State of New York pays all tuition, fees and transportation costs. The school accepts the following conditions: Deafness, Deaf-blindness, Hearing Impairments.

General Information

Academic OrientationCollege Prep, General Academic, Special Education
Grade RangeDay — Coed Ages 3-21
Coed, Boys, or GirlsCoed
Full Address301 Smithtown Blvd, Nesconset, NY 11767
Year Established1930
Legal StatusNonprofit
Religious Affiliation(None)
AdministratorKenneth Morseon
Applications DueRolling
Total Enrollment95
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