Admissions Process

An aerial view of Perkins Watertown campus

The admissions office at Perkins School for the Blind works closely with families and school districts that are interested in enrolling a student and guides them through the application process.


Application Steps

  1. Call us directly to discuss a student or visit us on campus prior to submitting a completed application.
  2. Fill out the application form ┬╗
  3. Once we have received a completed application, the Perkins team will determine if a student is eligible for admission.
  4. If a student is appropriate for admission, a campus visit will be scheduled. During the visit, the family and student will meet with teachers and specialists to better assess school fit for the child.

Upcoming Admissions Events

College Success @ Perkins Open House

March 4 10:00AM | Grousbeck Center Find out how College Success @ Perkins can help you prepare for college.

Educational Programs Forum & Open House: Total Communication

March 8 9:30AM | Grousbeck Center The forum topic will be: "Now You're Speaking My Language! Effective Practices in the Use of Total Communication with Students Who are Deafblind."

Sports, Games & Hobbies

March 21 12:00PM | Online Part 8 of Learning with Blindness, a free parent webinar series.