Residential Life Campus. The California School for the Deaf serves more than 500 Deaf children from birth through high school who reside in northern California. The school offers an environment which fosters full communication access using ASL and English. CSD offers comprehensive educational programs in a positive and accessible learning environment which acknowledges Deaf students and adults as culturally and linguistically distinct. The involvement of parents, students, staff and the community is perceived as crucial to success of the students. State residential school.