TSBVI’s history speaks to its evolution into an innovative center of educational expertise highlighted in our Vision and Mission today.

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Our School

Summary of programs and services offered to students by TSBVI including the Superintendent welcome and 100th-anniversary videos.

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Mission & Vision

All Texas students who are blind, visually impaired, or deafblind will be empowered to lead productive and fulfilling lives.

Previous main building on TSBVI Campus with palm trees

History of TSBVI

Find out more about the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired's 150+ year history.

Facts About Visual Impairment in Texas

Each year, TSBVI oversees two important counts on behalf of the Texas Education Agency. These are known respectively as the Registration of Students in Texas with Visual Impairment and the Texas Deafblind Child Count. Click the link below to find data and resources pertaining to these counts.

Get Involved

Learn about how to become a TSBVI volunteer.

Careers at TSBVI

At TSBVI, we believe our employees are our strength. Join us as we educate through the empowerment of students who are blind, deafblind, or visually impaired.

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Learn about the happenings on campus!

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School Calendar

TSBVI school calendars are available for the current and future school year when ready.

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Campus Map

The TSBVI campus is over 40 acres in north central Austin spanning from Burnet to the West, Lamar to the East, W 45th Street to the South and W 49th Street to the North.

The cheer squad stands in the quad with balloons and posters for White Cane day.

Get Involved

Find out ways to support TSBVI through volunteering, internships, and donations.

Get Involved