Kansas State School For The Blind
Kansas State School for the Blind
KSSB Seal.png
The emblem of the Kansas State School for the Blind.
Location
Kansas City, Kansas
United States
Coordinates 39°07?00?N 94°38?22?W / 39.116530°N 94.639500°W / 39.116530; -94.639500Coordinates: 39°07?00?N 94°38?22?W / 39.116530°N 94.639500°W / 39.116530; -94.639500
Information
Type Public
Established 1867
Superintendent Madeleine Burkindine
Grades K-12
Campus size 10 acres
Campus type Urban
Color(s) Red, white, blue
Mascot Eagle
Website

Kansas State School for the Blind (KSSB) is a fully accredited public high school located in Kansas City, Kansas, USA, serving students in grades Pre-K through 12. The school was established in 1867. It is located on 10 acres (40,000 m2) located in downtown Kansas City, Kansas. It opened its doors on September 7, 1868.[1]

History

Kansas State School for the Blind, circa 1882

Commissioners were appointed to locate a State Asylum for the Blind in 1864 and the city of Wyandotte (now part of Kansas City, Kansas) provided 10 acres (40,000 m2) of land.[1] The Kansas Legislature appropriated $20,000 to erect the building in 1867 and it was opened September 7, 1868.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b c The school was commissioned in 1867 and completed in 1868.[1] It was built in Wyandotte, Kansas which is now part of Kansas City, Kansas.

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