Blind High School

Achieving More

Congratulations to Gage Vanderwerf for being named Co-Valedictorian for the Class of 2019!


BHS Office

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Health Care Center

PH: 904-827-2410


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Koger Hall
(Girls Dorm)

PH: 904-827-2733

MacWilliams Hall
(Boys Dorm)

PH: 904-827-2725

Apartments – Boys

PH: 904-827-8247

Apartments – Girls

PH: 904-827-2510


BHS news

career & technical education

CTE programs prepare students for success in college and career success by integrating academics with career development themes. 27 different courses are offered on campus and through partnerships with post-secondary schools and businesses.

assistant principal

Justin Cosgrove

Justin Cosgrove has been part of FSDB since 2001. It is the only school where he has ever worked. He began his career as a Reading Resource Teacher in the Blind Middle and High Schools. In 2009, he was named the Assistant Principal of the Blind Elementary and Middle Schools. Mr. Cosgrove served that role until 2016, when he was named the Assistant Principal of the Blind High School, where he oversees academic education for blind and visually impaired students.

Master of Arts, Education, University of North Florida
Bachelor of Arts, Communication (Minor: English), Flagler College

It is a privilege to serve our students every day. I am grateful for the opportunity to be part of such a great school. Our dedicated staff members are committed to ensuring that individual students have every opportunity to grow and learn.

bhs teachers

Za Alexander


Leslie Costello

Leslie Costello


Margaret Galligan

Life Skills/Spanish

Sidney Keith


Dave Meharg


Charles Raven

Culinary Arts

René Carden


Lia Ferrante

Dance Troupe

Rachel Hamilton

Career Preparation

Bonnie Kelbert


Ken Morse


Julie Stinson

D&B Designs

Jim Carpenter

Digital Audio Production

Melissa Fonda

Language Arts

Randall Hancock

Building Construction

Teressa Mackey

Expanded Core

Connie Oberman

Language Arts/Social Studies

William Ward

Social Studies

Brooke Carr

Language Arts

Michael Freeman

3D Animation Technologies

Brigit Jensen


Angie McCutcheon


Jenny Palmer

Horticulture Science

bhs Specialists & Support Personnel

Linda Comeaux

Administrative Assistant

Amy Riley

IEP Coordinator

Teresa Buffolino

O&M Specialist

Elisha Zuaro

Reading Specialist

Mary Hanson

Speech Language Pathologist

Grace Marie Dardenne

Associate Teacher

Tiffany Kawohl


James Crozier

O&M Specialist

Kathy Haines

School Counselor

D.J. Prater

Technology Specialist

Tania Dulin

Braille Production

Joy Carriger


Samantha Lang

O&M Specialist

Ted Lombardo

School Psychologist

Nancy Berger

Braille Specialist

Mark Largent

Math Specialist

Tim Puch

O&M Specialist

Lisa Barbetti

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