Welcome to Lexington Life Academy – East Mesa — Ellsworth!

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Lexington Life Academy – East Mesa — Ellsworth

9132 East Southern Avenue, Mesa, AZ, 85209

  • Monday: 8:00AM-4:00PM
  • Tuesday: 8:00AM-4:00PM
  • Wednesday: 8:00AM-4:00PM
  • Thursday: 8:00AM-4:00PM
  • Friday: 8:00AM-4:00PM

Lexington Life Academy provides a variety of programs to assist in the educational, physical, social, and behavioral development of our students. All of our staff are specifically trained to work with children who have been diagnosed with Autism and related disorders. Lexington Life Academy provides a highly structured environment with low student to teacher ratios. We utilize a curriculum that is created specifically for those who are on the Autism Spectrum while following the Arizona content standards. Our programming is unmatched in Autism education and our social skills and behavior development help students and families obtain realistic benchmarks and goals.

From early intervention to independent living, Lexington humbly serves individuals with Autism, developmental disabilities, intellectual disabilities, and behavior disorders, to promote choice, dignity and independence. We provide distinguished and reputable educational, therapeutic, and consulting services in evidence – based practice.

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    Programs

    Sensory Integration

    Sensory Integration

    Lexington Life Academy provides sensory integration techniques to help with all functions of daily life and includes its own sensory room on campus.

    Applied Behavior Analysis

    Applied Behavior Analysis

    Lexington follows ABA principles which include reinforcement strategies, replacement behaviors, and motivational systems in the classroom environment.

    TEACCH/Structured Teaching Model

    TEACCH/Structured Teaching Model

    Lexington Life Academy’s teachers have been trained in providing a visually based, structured, and supportive classroom environment for children.

    Curriculum

    Curriculum

    We meet students at the levels they are achieving and create a specific program to increase their academic performance, tasking time, and social skills.

    Transitions

    Transitions

    Lexington Life Academy focuses on our high school aged students transitioning to adulthood with a heavy emphasis on vocational skill development.

    Behavioral Programming

    Behavioral Programming

    Lexington Life Academy is equipped to work with individuals who have high behavioral needs and require  behavioral supports by utilizing positive behavior interventions.

    Specials and Electives

    Specials and Electives

    Our campus has its own specials teacher which incorporates Drama, Adaptive PE, Art, Cooking, and much more!

    Therapy

    Therapy

    A variety of therapies are used on campus to help students reach their individualized goals. Speech and OT are the foundation.

    Testimonials

    I’m so glad we decided to switch our son that is on the spectrum from his previous school to Lexington. They are understanding of his needs and know exactly how to address them.

    Liz McCabe, Parent

    This is my child’s second year at Lexington and we could not be happier in the school choice we made for them!! Lexington is an amazing school with amazing teachers that truly do care for the kids in their care.

    Brenda Lopez, Parent

    My daughter Alexia goes to this school they are really good with her I really like it and would recommend them.

    Misty Arrieta, Parent

    We have been very impressed so far. The staff and facilities are excellent. Well done!

    Rebecca Barlow, Parent

    Justin Gilmore

    Principal Gilmore has been with Lexington Life Academy since 2016. He has worked in every position that school has to offer, varying from a paraprofessional, to a therapist. Mr. Gilmore has his master’s degree in Applied Behavior Analysis and loves to reinforce students for a job well done. He always puts students’ need first and ensures every student has what they need to be successful in their learning environment. Mr. Gilmore also encompasses the aspect of being a friend to the students. He prides his relationship on campus knowing that people can feel safe and comfortable coming to him with anything they may need.

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