Data on Schools for the Deaf in Japan, 2007-2008

The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology published documents and data related to the Schools for the Deaf natiowide for the academic year of 2007-2008.

Excerpted as follows:

-The number of schools for the deaf: 102 (the previous academic year: 104)

*Currently there are one natinal school and one private school, and the rest are public schools.

-The number of deaf children/students from preschool thorough advanced classes: 6,518

-The number of teachers: 4,897

-The number of staff: 1,804

-The number of deaf children admitted to elementary schools for the special-needs: 1,208

The largest number of school for the deaf was 110 from 1978 until 1984.

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