Arbor Hill Elementary
1 Arbor Drive
Rosalind Gaines-Harrell, Principal
About Arbor Hill Elementary School
1973, Arbor Hill Elementary School is located on Arbor
Drive, across the street from Whitney M. Young Jr.
Health Center. A two-year project to renovate the
building was completed in September 2010 and students and families returned to Arbor Hill Elementary School's familiar 1 Arbor Drive
At the new
Arbor Hill Elementary,
students learn in a
modernized facility with new computers in every
classroom, walls and doors surrounding every classroom
(as opposed to the school's former open-classroom
layout), new computer and
science labs, a restored indoor atrium and a new heating and
Anti-bullying efforts at Arbor Hill -- Let's complete
the puzzle together
We invite you to
Hill Elementary School's anti-bullying website.
Bullying hurts people, and at Arbor
Hill Elementary we continue working toward making our
school a better place.
interactive website for students, parents and
teachers will help everyone in our school community to
understand the painful scars that are caused by bullies
as well as what we all can do to stop it.
Let’s complete the puzzle
Voluntary uniform policy
Full-day prekindergarten and
kindergarten programs offered
Before- and after-school child care
Recipient of Pathfinder Award for
Outstanding Educational Achievement
Located on extensive grounds
surrounded by beautiful landscaping
Thursday, May 14 --WMHT Family Night,
- Tuesday, May
Attendance Awards Ceremonies
SCHOOL BUDGET VOTE
Friday, May 22 -- No school
(unused snow day)
Monday, May 25 -- Memorial Day,
- Friday, May 29
-- PBIS Celebration, 2 p.m.
Monday, June 1
- Character education
assembly, 9 a.m.
New York state science written exam,
- Monday, June 8
-- Building Leadership Team meeting,
June 12 -- Field Day (rain date June
- Wednesday, June
17 -- PTA meeting, 6 p.m.
Friday, June 19 -- PBIS
Celebration, 2 p.m.
Monday, June 22 -- Building Leadership
Team meeting, 3:45-5:15 p.m.
Wednesday, June 24 --
Prekindergarten Moving Up, 10 a.m.
Thursday, June 25
- Kindergarten Moving
Up, 10 a.m.
- Friday, June 26
- Grade 6 Moving Up,
- Last day of
school, early dismissal
- Saturday, July 18
-- 2015 Summer Celebration in Krank Park,
11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Sept. 8 -- First day of school for
News and information
Bullying prevention focus of poster contest
the next month, fourth- and fifth-graders in the City School District of
Albany will have the opportunity to show off their bully-prevention
smarts and their artistic skills in a poster contest. And the winning work will be featured on a billboard on I-90.
Dads turn out to support education --
More than 1,000 fathers and father figures flocked
to City School District of Albany schools on Sept. 16 in a show of
support for their children’s education.
They took part in “Dads
Take Your Child to School Day,” a state and national effort to encourage
men to be more active in their children’s schooling. (MORE)
Free breakfast, lunch for all district students --
All City School District
of Albany students are eligible to receive a free breakfast and lunch
each day at their school during the 2014-15 school year.(MORE)
Click here to visit the City School District of
Albany's online Photo Gallery.
Absence from school
If your child is absent for school for
any reason, call the school at 475-6625 during the
morning and provide a written excuse when your child
returns to school.