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Poughkeepsie High School

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Poughkeepsie High School
Poughkeepsie High School is located at 70 Forbus 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 9 through 12 grades in Dutchess County, New York. Students who attend enjoy building lifelong bonds with classmates, teachers, staff, and their own community.
Studies offered are College preparatory, business and vocational programs are offered. Advanced Placement (AP) courses are offered in Biology, Chemistry, English, French, Spanish, Mathematics, Music and Social Studies.

The America's Choice School Design is standard based, research proven model that is currently used nationwide. To improve student test scores state wide, increase the attendance as well as the graduation rate, the District introduced the Ninth Grade Academy portion of the America's Choice School Design into the instructional program in September 2007. All entering 9th graders are a part of this Small Learning Community. The 9th grade Assistant Principal is the administrator coordinating this initiative. Teams of English, Math, Science, and Social Studies teachers are responsible for providing instruction to particular groups of 9th grade students. They are supported by a guidance counselor, literacy coach and math coach. The preliminary data shows that these students had better attendance as well as an increased percentage passing the four core subjects as compared to last year's.
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Poughkeepsie High School
Poughkeepsie City School District
70 Forbus Street
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
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Mid-Size City (City: Small)
845-451-4850 (Phone)
845-451-4807 (Fax)
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Serving Grades: 9-12
Principal: Margaret Pineiro
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Student Enrollment Information
9th10th11th12th
481344202221

Additional Student Information
Total Students1,248
Attendance Rate88%
Suspensions379
Year Statistics Were Compiled2005
Student / Teacher Ratio15
Free Lunch709
Reduced Lunch156
Student Ethnicities


Student Gender
Staff Information
Full Time Principals1
Full Time Assistant Principals4
Other Full Time Professional Staff9
Full Time Teachers84
Part Time Principals0
Part Time Assistant Principals0
Part Time Teachers0
Other Part Time Professional Staff0
Adequate Yearly Progress Decisions
Sub-Group NameSatisfactorySchool Year
Subject: High School English Language Arts
All StudentsYes2006
Black Or African AmericanYes2006
WhiteYes2006
Students With DisabilitiesNo2006
Economically DisadvantagedNo2006
Subject: High School Graduation Rate
All StudentsYes2006
Black Or African AmericanYes2006
WhiteYes2006
Students With DisabilitiesYes2006
Subject: High School Math
All StudentsYes2006
Black Or African AmericanYes2006
WhiteYes2006
Students With DisabilitiesNo2006
Economically DisadvantagedYes2006
Regents Results
SubjectYear# TestedPercent Passing
Earth Science 2006163
 
65.0%
English2006253
 
72.3%
French200616
 
81.3%
Global Hist & Geography 2006332
 
40.7%
Living Environment 2006249
 
46.2%
Math A 2006278
 
69.4%
Math B 200693
 
35.5%
Chemistry 2006107
 
57.9%
Physics 200624
 
25.0%
Spanish200687
 
85.1%
US History and Govt 2006254
 
64.6%
Graduation Information
GroupHigh School GraduatesRegents DiplomasAdvanced Regents DiplomasIEP / Local CertificatesYear
All Students171110 (64%)41 (23%)82006
General Education149107 (71%)41 (27%)02006
Students With Disabilities223 (13%)0 (0%)82006
All Students15293 (61%)32 (21%)92005
General Education14992 (61%)32 (21%)02005
Students With Disabilities31 (33%)0 (0%)92005
All Students19074 (38%)0 (0%)02004
General Education18472 (39%)0 (0%)02004
Students With Disabilities62 (33%)0 (0%)02004
Post Graduation Plans
Number of high school students planning to attend 4 year colleges In New York State54 (31%)
Number of high school students planning to attend 4 year colleges Outside of New York State22 (12%)
Number of high school students planning to attend 2 year colleges In New York State65 (38%)
Number of high school students planning to attend 2 year colleges Outside of New York State2 (01%)
Number of high school students planning to attend Post Secondary institutions In New York State0 (0%)
Number of high school students planning to attend Post Secondary institutions Outside of New York State0 (0%)
Number of high school graduates who plan to enroll in the Military2 (01%)
Number of high school graduates who plan to pursue employment5 (01%)
Number of high school graduates with disabilities who plan to attend vocational rehabilitation programs.0 (0%)
Number of high school graduates with a known plan not specified above.21 (12%)
Number of high school graduates whose plans do not fit the above categories or are unknown.0 (0%)
Nearby Public Libraries 
Greater Poughkeepsie Library District Poughkeepsie, NY 845-485-34450.90 miles
Highland Public Library Highland, NY 845-691-22753.14 miles
Lagrange Association Library Poughkeepsie, NY 845-452-31413.26 miles
Sarah Hull Hallock Free Library Milton, NY 845-795-22003.30 miles
Pleasant Valley Free Library Pleasant Valley, NY 845-635-84605.72 miles
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