School Details

Arthur S May School

25 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
(845) 486-4960
7

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-5 479 students 14 student/teacher

Test Scores by grade

33%
39%
31%
27%
41%
34%

New York State Assessments (NYSA)

In 2011-2012 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. The results for English language arts and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles and the science results will be added when they are released in the Fall of 2013. 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 meet or exceed grade-level standards on the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Arlington Central School District average
  • New York state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

38%
33%
30%
36%
34%
36%

New York State Assessments (NYSA)

In 2011-2012 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. The results for English language arts and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles and the science results will be added when they are released in the Fall of 2013. 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 meet or exceed grade-level standards on the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Arlington Central School District average
  • New York state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

26%
36%
30%
23%
32%
30%

New York State Assessments (NYSA)

In 2011-2012 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. The results for English language arts and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles and the science results will be added when they are released in the Fall of 2013. 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 meet or exceed grade-level standards on the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Arlington Central School District average
  • New York state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Arthur S May School is a public elementary school in Town of Poughkeepsie. The principal of Arthur S May School is MS. SHERI PRIMEAUX and can be contacted at sprimeaux@acsdny.org. 479 students attend Arthur S May School and are mostly White, non-Hispanic; Asian; and Asian/Pacific Islander. 4% of the Arthur S May School students have "limited English proficiency." 36% of the 479 students here get reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Arthur S May School is 14:1. G W Krieger School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 62% 82%
Asian 5% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 4% 4%
Multiracial 2% %
Black, non-Hispanic 16% 7%
Hispanic 16% 7%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.03%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 36% 9%
Limited English proficiency 4% 1%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    I love Arthur S. May..my daughter is in 1st grade and this is her first year here. She has learned so much this year and her teacher is amazing!! I love this school and I can't wait to see how the next few years go. This district is wonderful and the teachers care a lot about there students. She was at the City of PK district last year and it was huge difference even compared to there lunch menu is different.

  • (3 years ago)

    arthur s. may is a wonderful school wouldn't want my kids to go to school any where else.. the teachers are caring and excellent.. )

  • (6 years ago)

    My daughter is in Kindergarten at Arthur S. May and she absolutley loves it. Her teacher Mrs. Leigh is wonderful she makes learning fun for the children by incorporating songs and little dance moves to teach the alphabet and the days of the week. The school stays in touch with the parents with frequent letters home just to let us know what's going on. I'm a room mom in my daughter's class I help do all the holiday parties with a few of the other moms so I've seen how great Mrs. Leigh is and how well the children respond to and interact with her. I love the school and I can't wait for my other two girls to get there. If you're thinking of starting your child at Arthur S. May try to get Mrs. Leigh!

  • (7 years ago)

    I have one child who currently attends Arthur S. May and one who attended until he went to middle school. This is an excellent school with caring teachers and administration and a rigorous academic program. The office staff is incredible as well.

  • (8 years ago)

    This school has an excellent academic cirriculum. They offer so many wonderful programs. There is the MORE program for gifted students Banana Splits for children of divorce. I LOVE how they still have half day kindergarten! There is one teacher at this school who deserves special mention - Kelly Becker aka Ms. Becker. She teaches 1st grade. She is so wonderful kind and loving to the children. It is so rare to find a teacher that gives as much as Ms. Becker. The principal Michael Malet really cares about the children. Whenever I visit the school to have lunch with one of my children I always see Mr. Malet walking around. I feel safe knowing my children are in his hands 6 hours a day.

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