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.