Poughkeepsie school information

IndexPoughkeepsieNew YorkNational
Average Test Scores59%64%68%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools294,06079,235
Total private schools101,09224,875
Total post-secondary schools54837,965

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  • The average school test scores in Poughkeepsie are 13% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 29 public schools in Poughkeepsie.
  • 75.0% of people in Poughkeepsie have completed 8th grade.
  • 73.7% of people in Poughkeepsie have completed high school.
  • 24.0% of people in Poughkeepsie have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Poughkeepsie

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  • Arlington Middle School601 Dutchess TpkeGrades: 06 - 08Students: 553 · Ratio: 10:158
  • Arthur S May School25 Raymond AveGrades: KG - 05Students: 475 · Ratio: 13:160
  • Columbus School12 S Perry StGrades: KG - 05Students: 282 · Ratio: 14:141
  • Dutchess Boces5 Boces RdGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • G W Krieger School265 Hooker AveGrades: KG - 05Students: 613 · Ratio: 16:137
  • Gov George Clinton School100 Montgomery StGrades: KG - 05Students: 40 · Ratio: 16:142
  • Hagan School42 Hagan DrGrades: KG - 05Students: 428 · Ratio: 11:176
  • Kinry Road Elementary School58 Kinry RdGrades: 04 - 06Students: 416 · Ratio: 15:179
  • Morse Young Magnet School101 Mansion StGrades: KG - 05Students: 582 · Ratio: 15:144
  • Nassau School7 Nassau RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 211 · Ratio: 9:156
  • Noxon Road Elementary School4 Old Noxon RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 435 · Ratio: 15:175
  • Oak Grove Elementary School40 Kerr RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 39 · Ratio: 16:183
  • Orville A Todd Middle School11 Croft RdGrades: 06 - 08Students: 409 · Ratio: 11:171
  • Overlook Primary School11 Mapleview Rd ExtGrades: KG - 02Students: 409 · Ratio: 14:1n/a
  • Poughkeepsie High School70 Forbus StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,177 · Ratio: 13:1n/a
  • Poughkeepsie Middle School55 College AveGrades: 06 - 08Students: 1,017 · Ratio: 15:131
  • Spackenkill High School112 Spackenkill RdGrades: 09 - 12Students: 565 · Ratio: 12:1n/a
  • Titusville Intermediate128 Meadow LnGrades: 03 - 05Students: 466 · Ratio: 14:175
  • Vassar Road Elementary School174 Vassar RdGrades: KG - 03Students: 382 · Ratio: 16:177
  • Violet Avenue School191 Violet AveGrades: KG - 05Students: 355 · Ratio: 13:163
  • Warring Magnet Academy Of Science And Technology283 Mansion StGrades: KG - 05Students: 38 · Ratio: 13:140

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Compare Poughkeepsie, NY Education To Other Cities

Education level achieved in Poughkeepsie

IndexPoughkeepsieNew YorkNational
Completed 8th grade75.0%83.2%83.8%
Completed high school73.7%81.6%82.4%
Completed some college51.7%58.4%58.4%
Completed associate degree32.4%42.2%37.2%
Completed bachelors24.0%33.7%29.3%
Completed masters10.6%14.6%11.0%
Completed professional degree3.1%4.1%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.5%1.4%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Poughkeepsie (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Hopewell Junction, NY61176%12%
Hurley, NY3,40772%6%
Millbrook, NY1,51072%5%
Fishkill, NY1,92372%5%
New Paltz, NY6,94571%4%
Poughkeepsie, NY30,71659%13%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
New Iberia, LA30,75066%4%
North Ridgeville, OH30,68085%24%
North Chicago, IL30,76055%19%
Laguna Hills, CA30,76868%0%
Kyle, TX30,66486%27%
Poughkeepsie, NY30,71659%13%
Source: The Poughkeepsie, NY education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.