Sunshine Law Requests

Missouri's Sunshine Law Missouri's Sunshine Law promotes transparency in government by setting forth expectations for public access to meetings and records of public governmental bodies. Section 610.011 of the Sunshine Law states: “It is the public policy of this state that meetings, records, votes, actions, and deliberations of public governmental bodies be open to the

Health Care Services

Lift For Life Academy has a partnership with Affinia to provide healthcare services to our students.  Services are provided in the 1704 South Broadway location on our campus. Please see below what services are provided.

John Mann HS Wing Expansion

John Mann had a vision when he first connected with LFLA in 2001. At that time, the school had three grades, 6th – 8th.  Both he and Marshall Cohen thought it was crucial to add a high school, 9th - 12th grades in order to ensure that students had a better chance of graduating and pursuing

Service learning field trip teaches 7th graders valuable lessons

Seventh grade students from Lift For Life Academy went on five different service learning trips last week to organizations around the St. Louis region. One organization they helped was the St. Louis Area Food Bank in Bridgeton, Missouri. The group packaged a total of 14,678 pounds of food during their trip. Additionally, they helped break

A Letter from Executive Director Marshall Cohen

Dear Lift For Life Academy Family, We are proud of our students at Lift For Life Academy. Every day, these young scholars come to school,  and thanks to your support, we’re able to ensure that they have the resources and programs necessary to be excited about learning and planning for their futures. Each morning, we

Project LIT teaches students to learn about 9/11 through reading

We are very excited to be participating in a new program to help students gain interest in reading. We are now part of a national grassroots movement called Project LIT Community. Started last August by students at Maplewood High School in Nashville, Tennessee, the goal is to increase access to high quality, culturally relevant books and

Project-Based Learning enhances student education and preparedness

Here at Lift for Life Academy, we don't only care for our kids as students, but as a whole person, going beyond our educational calling to truly educate, empower, and uplift the next generation of students in St. Louis. Over the past few years, we have begun to implement one of the newer educational techniques:

After school programs teaching kids valuable skills

After school programs have started for the the school year and we are excited to introduce students to programs ranging from coding, theater, chess, and even exploring the great outdoors! Two new programs have been given support from 1904labs, a local cloud-based software and data solutions firm, and Stray Dog, a local theater group in Tower Grove,