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86%
  • Poughkeepsie High School
  • 70 Forbus St, Poughkeepsie
  • POUGHKEEPSIE CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,140
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
55%
  • Oak Grove Elementary School
  • 40 Kerr Rd, Poughkeepsie
  • WAPPINGERS CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 365
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
45%
  • Orville A Todd Middle School
  • 11 Croft Rd, Poughkeepsie
  • SPACKENKILL UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 333
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
45%
  • Noxon Road Elementary School
  • 4 Old Noxon Rd, Poughkeepsie
  • ARLINGTON CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 370
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
30%
  • Arthur S May School
  • 601 Dutchess Turnpike, Poughkeepsie
  • ARLINGTON CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 428
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
14%
  • G W Krieger School
  • 265 Hooker Ave, Poughkeepsie
  • POUGHKEEPSIE CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 568
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
11%
  • Morse Young Magnet School
  • 101 Mansion St, Poughkeepsie
  • POUGHKEEPSIE CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 506
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
11%
  • Gov George Clinton School
  • 100 Montgomery St, Poughkeepsie
  • POUGHKEEPSIE CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: 1 - 5 · Students: 354
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
10%
  • Warring Magnet Academy Of Science And Technology
  • 283 Mansion St, Poughkeepsie
  • POUGHKEEPSIE CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 340
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
8%
  • Poughkeepsie Middle School
  • 55 College Ave, Poughkeepsie
  • POUGHKEEPSIE CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 967
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
n/a
  • Dutchess Boces
  • 5 Boces Rd, Poughkeepsie
  • DUTCHESS BOCES
  • Grades: KG - 12 · Students: 422
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
n/a
  • Overlook Primary School
  • 11 Mapleview Rd Ext, Poughkeepsie
  • ARLINGTON CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: KG - 2 · Students: 362
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
n/a
  • Columbus School
  • 12 S Perry St, Poughkeepsie
  • POUGHKEEPSIE CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: PK - KG · Students: 485
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 36:1
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Poughkeepsie school information

IndexPoughkeepsieNew YorkNational
Average Test Scores31%48%49%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools294,06079,221
Total private schools101,09224,874
Total post-secondary schools54837,963
The Poughkeepsie, NY educational system consists of 29 public schools, 10 private schools and 5 post-secondary schools. Poughkeepsie public schools have average test scores of 31% which is 35% lower than than the New York average and 37% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Poughkeepsie public schools is n/a, compared to n/a in New York and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 74.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 73.5% have completed high school, 23.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Poughkeepsie

IndexPoughkeepsieNew YorkNational
Completed 8th grade74.8%83.5%84.3%
Completed high school73.5%82.1%83.0%
Completed some college51.0%59.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree31.2%43.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors23.0%34.7%30.3%
Completed masters9.4%15.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.2%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.1%1.5%1.3%

There are a total of 29 public schools, 10 private schools and 5 post-secondary schools in Poughkeepsie. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Poughkeepsie, NY schools is 31%. The average student to teacher ratio is n/a. In Poughkeepsie, NY, an average of 74.8% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 73.5% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Poughkeepsie schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Poughkeepsie, NY schools.

Source: The Poughkeepsie, NY education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 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.