The Indiana School for the Blind and Visually Impaired (ISBVI) educates and invests in many children that, due to blindness/low vision or blindness/low vision and additional handicapping conditions, other schools cannot or have difficulty serving. Through its outreach initiatives, ISBVI provides services to children and young adults throughout the state who are blind or have low vision who are not enrolled at the School.
If you are having difficulty accessing information on our website due to a disability, please click here to go to our contact page and send a message to the Superintendent's Office.
ISBVI Food Pantry
ISBVI’s school-based food pantry is available to students and their families in the coming weeks. If you would like to pick-up a pre-packaged box and/or sack lunches, please first reach out to one of the following staff members:
Neale Red Elk
Elementary/Middle School Social Worker
(317) 253-1481 ext. 188
High School Social Worker
(317) 253-1481 ext. 170
(317)253-1481 ext. 127
(317)253-1481 ext. 782
Additionally, please visit the following website for services your local school district my be providing: https://indywithkids.com/free-meals-for-children/.
Governor Holcomb signed an executive order requiring schools within the State of Indiana to remain closed until at least May 1. The date for closure could be extended through the academic year. Additionally, all state testing will be canceled for the academic year.
Parents and Guardians of students enrolled at the school will be receiving instructional packets for your children at the start of the coming week. These packets along with regular communications from teachers at the school will enhance educational opportunities and experiences while your children remain at home.
We continue to take the necessary steps to sanitize the school to ensure that a safe and healthy environment is available when school resumes. A letter will be included in the educational packets that will provide additional information.
Please continue to take the necessary steps to help stop the spread of the virus that include, but are not limited to, social distancing and hand washing.
The Greenhouse at ISBVI will hold its annual Houseplant Sale March 5 - 7, 2020. See below for details:
Thursday and Friday
March 5 - 6
12:00pm - 5:00pm
9:00am - 4:00pm
Available at this sale: Hanging Baskets, Starter Plants, Succulents, Unique Containers, Terrariums, Scented Geraniums and more.
2019 Holiday Program
Friday, December 20
10:00am - 12:00pm
ISBVI Main Gym
2019 ISBVI Greenhouse Holiday Plant Sale
December 5 and 6 12:00pm - 5pm
December 7 and 14 9am - 4pm
Featuring beautiful poinsettias, blooming holiday planters, fresh greenery arrangements, and gift items including ceramics and ISBVI note cards.
ISBVI Holiday Tree Sale and Family Event
December 7, 2019 8:30am - 3pm
Enjoy pancakes and omelettes for breakfast, trees, wreaths, music, cookies, Santa and reindeer!
Registration Day will be held on campus on Sunday, August 4, 2019, from 12:00pm to 3:00pm. Students must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.