Circle of Courage Learning Community is located at 160 Union Street Poughkeepsie, NY. This public school is committed to the success of each child to learn in a safe, supportive, environment. It offers excellent educational opportunities for students in K through 8 grades in Dutchess County, New York. Students who attend enjoy building lifelong bonds with classmates, teachers, staff, and their own community.
The Circle of Courage Learning Community provides alternative educational programs for students in the Poughkeepsie City School District. Programs housed at the Circle of Courage Learning Community include: Alternative Middle School Programs, Alternative High School Programs, GED Programs, and Home Instruction,
All aspects of the school program are generated by persistent emphasis on student strengths and abilities rather than difficulties. The developmental assets of each student are identified and strengthened by the staff to build confidence and to help students to overcome obstacles to learning.
The Circle of Courage philosophy is the core of our character development program, deeply embedded in the school culture. Students are provided with the opportunities to help them understand their own gifts and talents, to foster independence, to appreciate their connections to family and community, and to learn and practice generosity in action.
Consistency in discipline and fair but firm boundaries keep this learning community safe and inviting for students and staff alike. All staff at the Circle of Courage Learning community is trained to understand that negative behavior is a response to frustration and not a classification of a child's intentions or personality.
Circle Of Courage Learning CenterPoughkeepsie City School District
160 Union Street
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Mid-Size City (City: Small)
Serving Grades: K-8
Principal: Vanessa Weeks » 845-437-3475Compare to nearby schools »
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