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500 May Ln

East Meadow, NY 11554

(516) 564-6500

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 750

Students Per Teacher: 9

Parent Reviews

11 Parent Reviews for Barnum Woods School

This school is tops. Very good all around, Simply the best. Very good learning environment. Extremely safe. Creates well rounded students. Truly #1.

Posted by a parent on 06/16/11

This school holds a high standard for academic and personal excellence! They are fair and understanding to all. The staff is wonderful! I am proud to say my children attend Barnum Woods

Posted by a parent on 04/24/10

I love Barnum Woods!!! They have wonderful teachers and a Principal who is dilligent and caring. The children learn in a friendly, fun environment. The PTA is dedicated and involved. I'm looking forward to a wonderful year ahead.

Posted by a parent on 09/05/09

My son attended this school and he couldn't have had a better experience. He excelled and thanks to Barnum, he is extremely prepared for Middle School. My daughter is a 4th grader and loves her teachers, Principal, Vice Principal, etc. She will also be fully ready for Middle School, academicly, mentally ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/04/08

This is my son's third year and every teacher I got was one better than the next. I love it!!! I was a class parent and I got to see from the inside. They are dedicated, caring teachers. Especially Mrs. Kelleher and Mrs. Pelo.

Posted by a parent on 08/24/08

barnum is a great comunity and takes action and responcibility for the kids and that is what i like to see out of my kids

Posted by a parent on 08/21/08

Barnum Woods is a good school but in order to be more competitive with other schools, they need to start with full day kindergarten because most 5 yr olds are ready for it and it starts them reading and learning more at an earlier age. Parents have to do their share of teaching also at home. en

Posted by a parent on 04/14/08

I am very disappointed with Barnum Woods Zero Tolerance of bullies. They do tolerate it and issues do not get resolved, they are swept under the carpet. We have had great teachers there, don't get me wrong, it's the overall system that is a problem.

Posted by a parent on 07/10/06

Barnum Woods consistently delivers a mediocre education, mainly due to the hiring practices of the teachers. Not to impune the enitre stafee, but over the last 3 decades, the teachers and their abilities have been questionable at best

Posted by a parent on 06/13/06

Barnum Woods is a great school. The only thing I was disaapointed with was the half-day Kindergarten. In addition, music, art and sports were not offered with Kindergarten. Their basic day of learning consisted of about 1 hour (half-day Kindergarten is 2 1/2 hours). Now that my daugher is older, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/07/05

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Test scores for Barnum Woods School

NYSA* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Barnum Woods School
East Meadow Union Free School District
New York
* 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.

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East Meadow schools — Barnum Woods School is located at 500 May Ln, East Meadow NY 11554. 500 May Ln is in the 11554 ZIP code in East Meadow, NY The school district for Barnum Woods School is the East Meadow Union Free School District. Barnum Woods School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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