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What is Lexia Reading?

Lexia Reading provides explicit, systematic, personalized learning on foundational reading skills for students of all abilities, and delivers norm-referenced performance data and analysis without interrupting the flow of instruction to administer a test.

This research-proven, technology-based approach accelerates reading skills development, predicts students’ year-end performance and provides teachers data-driven action plans to help differentiate instruction. [1]

Lexia Strategies for Older Students is designed for remedial students in grades 6 and above, at a Tier II and Tier III level. The program focuses on foundational reading skills, starting at first grade skill levels, with a more mature, age-appropriate interface and a range of content. [2]


Customer Code

To install Lexia Reading at home, you’ll need Chelsea School’s Customer Code. The code was distributed on paper to the students assigned to use Lexia Reading at home. However, those who have misplaced credentials can contact Tech Support to obtain the Customer Code.

User Name and Password

Students are assigned a user name and password by the literacy coordinator, Karen Gallo. Please contact Ms. Gallo for student credentials.

Installing Lexia Reading at Home

For full installation documentation, refer to the documentation here.

Download the Installer

  1. Use a browser to navigate to
  2. Click Downloads in the upper-right hand corner.
  3. Accept the license agreement.
  4. Click the version of the software for your system to begin downloading.

Install and Configure Lexia Reading

Windows Users

  1. Double-click the Lexia Reading.exe installer file that you downloaded.
  2. Follow the screen prompts until you see the Customer Code screen.
  3. Type in the customer code you received from the school (include dashes).

Mac Users

  1. Double-click the Lexia volume that you downloaded. Drag and drop the Lexia icon from the left to the Applications folder on the right to install.
  2. In the Applications folder, click the Lexia icon. The Settings screen displays.
  3. Type in the customer code you received from the school (include dashes).