Essex Lower

  • 20 Shattuck Road, Andover, MA 01810

The Essex Academy Lower School Program is a therapeutic program that uses the principles of cognitive behavioral therapy, solution focused therapy, positive behavioral interventions, restorative practices and trauma informed care. The program provides explicit social skill and coping skill instruction through whole group and small group lessons and during supported interactions with staff throughout the school day. Counseling and behavioral services are provided to students on an as needed basis. Students continually have access to the program Clinician and BCBA to also support coping and social skill development.

Contact Information~

Jill Graham, Director of Program
P: 978.685.3000 x1501
School Hours: 9:15 AM -3:15 PM
After School Hours: Mon-Thurs. 3:15 PM – 5:15 PM
  • 1974

Students Served:

  • Early Childhood, Elementary
    and Middle School
Student Profile:
  • Students who are identified with primary social-emotional disabilities


  • 20 Shattuck Road, Andover, MA 01810