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Orville C. Krause Early Elementary School

Public | PK-2 & ungraded | 374 students


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Posted October 19, 2012

I currently have two children at Krause Elementary School and I couldn't be happier with their education. They are both excelling and learning far beyond what I imagined. I also love that they teach respect for fellow students and have a strong anti-bullying message. Since I am not originally from the area, I was not sure what to expect but I am more than pleasantly surprised with the level of quality and attention students receive here at Krause.
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Posted January 19, 2011

Armada Elementary is one of the best around. We live in East China school district and send our son to Armada. They have a wonderful handwriting program. The one think i do have to say is that the parents groups are very clicking. I feel a bit look down on by many of them. I don't know if it is because we are out-of-district or a younger family. Also the school is not math or science or even reading based school.
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Posted March 30, 2010

As a parent who recently pulled my kid from this school, the administration is unacceptable. They apply an unwritten, negative reinforcement disciplinary program. When I contronted the principal about the undocumented policies, she placed blame on vague 'others' she had to answer to. After my child had a minor behavior problem, rather than working on a positive, parent-teacher based behavior improvement program, he was suspended. I challenged the suspension and was politely encouraged to take my son elsewhere. The punishment based, age inappropriate discipline (i.e. suspension for a 3 year old) at this school is administered by a principal that, through my research, appears to have allowed her teaching certificate to expire 10 years ago. It is evident to me that the administration cares less about the children than they do about policies, procedures and politics.
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Posted February 25, 2004

This is the greatest elementary school in Macomb County, they have very caring teachers, and staff. I love Armada Schools, it was one the smartest decision We ever made to move to the Armada School District. If you are a parent thinking of looking for great schools condsider Armada.
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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 96% 69%
Hispanic 2% 6%
American Indian 1% 1%
Asian 1% 3%
Multiracial 1% 2%
African-American N/A 18%
Native Hawaiian N/A 0%
Source: MI Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 21%N/A48%
Source: MI Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

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School start time
  • 8:40
School end time
  • 3:38
Before school or after school care / program onsite
  • After school
  • Before school
School Leader's name
  • Mrs. Susan Curry
Fax number
  • (586) 784-9147


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  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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23900 Armada Center Rd
Armada, MI 48005
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Phone: (586) 784-2600


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