About Us

Mission & Philosophy

The mission of Lexington School for the Deaf is to empower deaf students to achieve their highest potential through an exemplary education to become productive citizens in our diverse and rapidly changing society.

List of 3 items.

  • Core Values

    Empower
    Achieve
    Lead
  • Belief Statements

    Language: We believe a language-rich environment is essential for learning and teaching.

    Teaching and Learning: We believe that every individual possesses the capacity to think and learn. 

    Leadership: We believe each of us is an effective representative of the Lexington School. 

    Human Dignity: We believe all staff, students and family members treat students with, and expect to be treated with, dignity and respect.

    Working Together or Collaboration: We believe that decisions are based on collegial interactions and collaboration where possible.
  • Lexington School for the Deaf Foundation

    The mission of Lexington School for the Deaf Foundation is to support the programs and activities conducted by Lexington School for the Deaf and its affiliates through fundraising and other charitable endeavors. Lexington School for the Deaf and Lexington School for the Deaf Foundation are 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organizations. The Lexington School for the Deaf Foundation is registered with the New York State Charities Bureau as a charitable organization and holds