Arthur S May School

  • Arthur S May School serves 422 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35-39% (which is lower than the New York state average of 49%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the New York state average of 46%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Arthur S May School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the New York state average of 57%.

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School Overview

  • Arthur S May School's student population of 422 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students422 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Arthur S May School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 4,239 schools in New York (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Arthur S May School is 0.63, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank#2931 out of 4,239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
49%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
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Asian
5%
9%
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Hispanic
21%
27%
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Black
16%
18%
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White
55%
43%
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Two or more races
3%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Arthur S May School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.630.38
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameArlington Central School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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