School Details

Harry L Edson School

116 Merilina Avenue, Kingston, NY 12401
(845) 338-6990
6

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-4 505 students 16 students/teacher (NY avg is 13)

Test Scores by grade

22%
25%
32%
37%
40%
42%

New York State Assessments (NYSA)

Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, the New York State Department of Instruction implemented new assessments designed to be aligned with the Common Core State Standards. The new standards for proficiency in these subjects are higher than in previous years and the percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change. See http://www.engageny.org/sites/default/files/resource/attachments/test_score_release_letter_to_parents.pdf from New York's Commissioner of Education for more information on these changes. In 2013-2014 New York used the New York State Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in Science. At present 2013-14 results are available only for English language arts and math. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New York. The goal is for 90% of students to mee
  • This school in 2014
  • Kingston City School District average
  • New York state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

38%
22%
33%
38%
23%
43%

New York State Assessments (NYSA)

Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, the New York State Department of Instruction implemented new assessments designed to be aligned with the Common Core State Standards. The new standards for proficiency in these subjects are higher than in previous years and the percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change. See http://www.engageny.org/sites/default/files/resource/attachments/test_score_release_letter_to_parents.pdf from New York's Commissioner of Education for more information on these changes. In 2013-2014 New York used the New York State Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in Science. At present 2013-14 results are available only for English language arts and math. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New York. The goal is for 90% of students to mee
  • This school in 2014
  • Kingston City School District average
  • New York state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Harry L Edson School is a public elementary school in Kingston. The principal of Harry L Edson School is PRINCIPAL - MR. WILLIAM KRUPP, whose e-mail is wkrupp@kingstoncityschools.org. 505 children attend Harry L Edson School and identify mostly as Asian; Asian/Pacific Islander; and White, non-Hispanic. 17% of the Harry L Edson School students have "limited English proficiency." 45% of the 505 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Harry L Edson School is 16:1. St Joseph School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Computer arts
  • Drawing painting
  • Orchestra

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Asian 8% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 6% 2%
White, non-Hispanic 57% 68%
Hispanic 24% 10%
Multiracial 2% %
Black, non-Hispanic 10% 18%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 45% 46%
Limited English proficiency 17% 3%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (3 years ago)

    My children have received a great foundation at Edson. Great teachers and staff. A diverse community of students!

  • (7 years ago)

    Edson is a terrific school. One of the best in the city of Kingston.

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