The ENCSD is a state-run, K-12 school for students whose primary area of need is related to their hearing loss. The Academic department serves students in Kindergarten through 12th grade.
The elementary school includes K- 5th grade. Instruction in all academic areas is provided by a classroom teacher and an educational developmental assistant using small group learning strategies. There are four core subject areas which consist of English Language Arts, Math, Science, and Social Studies. In addition, the students receive ASL development, Computer Basics, Physical Education, and have access to a Media Center.
The middle school includes 6th – 8th grade. Instruction is provided by classroom teachers who specialize in the four core subject areas of English, Science, Social Studies, and Mathematics. The middle school students participate in Physical Education, Computer, Robotics, and ASL classes. The Media Center is available for research and to enhance their education.
The high school includes 9th – 12th grade. Students receive credits for the classes they take to prepare them to graduate in either the Future Ready Course of Study or the Occupational course of Study. All must earn at least 22 credits and complete a CPR class to graduate from high school. There are four core subject areas which are taught in high school. These subjects consist of English, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies. The students also have Physical Education classes. The Career and Technology Education (CTE) courses and programs provide courses in Automotive, Agriculture and Horticulture, Adobe and Microsoft Applications, and Programming.