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K-8
Public district
Cold Spring, NY
Students enrolled: 557
 

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15 Craigside Drive
Cold Spring, NY 10516

(845) 265-9254
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May 06, 2015
Hi, The following is based on the elementary school (sent my older kids to a private high school after Haldane's grade 8) The positives at Haldane reside with the students. The school is as safe as come with no hoods/drug dealers that are common on so many other school campuses. But there is a big price to pay. This school operates according to the NYS education code TO THE LETTER for fear of fines/censure. This means the teachers cannot employ (or develop) their teaching skills. The result is that the faculty (most under 40) operate in a highly mechanical, uniform manner. So, if your kids is strong semantically and you don't mind sending him to a local college (forget top colleges), then this school is for you. Last, teacher/student bullying is fairly common here.

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April 14, 2015
Single parents stay away! I was living in Cold Spring, but commuting to the city. On 3/3/15 they closed school early due to snow. I took the next train I could and would arrive in Cold Spring 10 minutes after dismissal. I was sobbing, begging Carol Filmanski to have someone stand with my 6 year old on the playground for 10 minutes. She said no, she was going to put my 6 year old on a bus to walk home alone. My child has never ridden the bus and wouldnt have even known where to get off. This woman needs to be fired. What a disgrace of a human being. She should not be allowed near children!

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December 28, 2013
This is an excellent school with an amazing faculty. My daughter is so happy here.

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March 01, 2009
This is a wonderful school. My children have attended many schools, as we move around a lot, and this is way and by far the best school (including the middle and high as well as the elementary school) that they have ever attended, out of schools in England, South Africa and right here in the USA. Well done Haldane! The teachers are caring, exceptionally talented and devoted. The school provides an environment where individuality is appreciated and encouraged. This is in no way an 'institution' as so many schools are. It is so much better than that.

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Haldane Elementary Middle School
15 Craigside Drive, Cold Spring, NY  10516
(845) 265-9254
Last modified Haldane Elementary Middle School is a Public school that serves grades K-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 10 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Haldane Elementary Middle School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 6 reviews. Top