Illinois School for the Visually Impaired (ISVI)

Helping Families. Supporting Communities. Empowering Individuals.

"Important Notice: the Illinois School for the Visually Impaired was listed on the USDA free summer meal website in error. We are working on getting our school removed from the list and apologize for any inconvenience."


658 East State Street  Jacksonville, Illinois 62650-2130

Toll Free: 1-800-919-5617  Voice: (217) 479-4400  Fax: (217) 479-4479


Frank H. Hall Building (ISVI Main Building)

The vision of the Illinois School for the Visually Impaired is to provide a quality comprehensive education and serve as a statewide resource to students in Illinois with visual impairments assisting them in becoming personally productive and self-sufficient citizens.

The Illinois School for the Visually Impaired (ISVI), established in 1849, is a residential/day school for students who are blind or visually impaired. Located in Jacksonville, ISVI provides accredited educational and related services for children from birth to twenty-two years of age through preschool, elementary and high school.