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Poughkeepsie High School Overview

Poughkeepsie High School is a part of the Poughkeepsie City School District school district in Poughkeepsie, New York. As of our last data update the school employs 89.66 full-time teachers. There are 1176 students of which 723 receive a free lunch and 136 receive a price-reduced lunch.

Testing data (where available), resources, graphs, county-level educational attainment, and more can be located below. We also appreciate and encourage students, teachers, and family members to submit additional information, reviews, and comments below.

School Address

POUGHKEEPSIE HIGH SCHOOL
70 FORBUS ST
POUGHKEEPSIE, NY 12603

Mailing Address

POUGHKEEPSIE HIGH SCHOOL
70 FORBUS ST
POUGHKEEPSIE, NY 12603

General Information

Level: High School
District: Poughkeepsie City School District
Phone Number: 845-451-4850
School ID: 362376003307
Full-time Teachers: 89.66
Total Students: 1176
Eligible for Free Lunch: 723
Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 136

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School Notes

This school has a student to teacher ratio of 13.12 students per full-time teacher compared to the New York average of 13.42 students per full-time teacher.

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Students, Teachers, and Free Lunch graphs

Number of Students 1

Full-time Teachers 1

Free Lunch Eligible 1

Legend mark for school points - Poughkeepsie High School Values
Legend mark for state points - New York Average Values
Legend mark for national points - National Average Values

*Values of 0 in the graphs above are typically indicative of missing or erroneous data.
The 2011-2012 school year is the most recently available data provided by the federal government for the above topics (total students, FTE teachers, and free lunches). More recent data if often available via the state's Department of Education link located in the 'Government Resources' box above.


Assessment Testing Scores and Results

New York Regents Examinations
YearSubjectScored 0-54Scored 55-64Scored 65-84Scored 85-100
2013 Physical Setting/Earth Science 39% 22% 26% 13%
2013 Living Environment 31% 27% 41% 02%
2013 Global History & Geography 43% 19% 27% 10%
2013 Comprehensive English 15% 14% 60% 11%
2013 Physical Setting / Chemistry 34% 41% 24% 01%
2013 Integrated Algebra 28% 35% 37% 00%
2013 Physical Setting / Physics 32% 25% 32% 11%
2013 Geometry 56% 21% 19% 04%
2013 Algebra 2 / Trigonometry 67% 05% 15% 12%
2013 U.S. History & Government 33% 16% 38% 13%
2012 Geometry 54% 24% 18% 04%
2012 Physical Setting/Earth Science 26% 18% 44% 11%
2012 Living Environment 20% 29% 46% 05%
2012 Integrated Algebra 28% 30% 41% 02%
2012 Algebra 2 / Trigonometry 66% 12% 12% 10%
2012 Global History & Geography 32% 23% 37% 08%
2012 Physical Setting / Chemistry 50% 25% 20% 04%
2012 U.S. History & Government 21% 16% 47% 17%
2012 Comprehensive English 09% 06% 57% 28%
2012 Physical Setting / Physics 64% 18% 18% 00%
2011 Algebra 2 / Trigonometry 60% 15% 22% 03%
2011 U.S. History & Government 14% 14% 51% 21%
2011 Living Environment 20% 21% 57% 03%
2011 Physical Setting/Earth Science 26% 26% 34% 13%
2011 Physical Setting / Physics 21% 16% 53% 11%
2011 Physical Setting / Chemistry 46% 31% 22% 01%
2011 Comprehensive English 11% 08% 64% 18%
2011 Global History & Geography 26% 25% 42% 07%
2011 Integrated Algebra 22% 22% 54% 02%
2011 Geometry 43% 26% 27% 04%

*Denotes a value that is not applicable (e.g. too few scores to be statistically significant).
Source: New York Regents Examination 2011-2013 http://www.p12.nysed.gov/assessment/hsgen/home.html

New York Regents Competency Test
YearSubject% Passed% Failed
2013 RCT_MATH 07% 93%
2013 RCT_USHG 00% 100%
2013 RCT_GS 11% 89%
2013 RCT_WRIT 29% 71%
2013 RCT_SCI 40% 60%
2013 RCT_READ 10% 90%
2012 RCT_USHG 50% 50%
2012 RCT_WRIT 92% 08%
2012 RCT_MATH 36% 64%
2012 RCT_GS 37% 63%
2012 RCT_SCI 24% 76%
2012 RCT_READ 69% 31%
2011 RCT_READ 29% 71%
2011 RCT_USHG 10% 90%
2011 RCT_WRIT 29% 71%
2011 RCT_GS 45% 55%
2011 RCT_MATH 22% 78%
2011 RCT_SCI 30% 70%

*Denotes a value that is not applicable (e.g. too few scores to be statistically significant).
Source: New York Regents Competency Test (RCT) 2011-2013 http://www.p12.nysed.gov/assessment/hsgen/home.html

* Denotes data that was either not reported or not applicable

Previous Assessment Test Results

Test and Grade Level Proficient or better 2010-2011 Proficient or better 2011-2012
Math: All Students79%84%
Reading and Language Arts: All Students88%88%
Math: All Female80-84%85-89%
Reading and Language Arts: All Female90-94%85-89%
Math: All Male75-79%80-84%
Reading and Language Arts: All Male80-84%85-89%
Math: High School75-79%80-84%
Reading and Language Arts: High School85-89%85-89%
Notes:
>= means greater than or equal to
<= means less than or equal to
< means less than

Educational Attainment for Dutchess County (25 and Older)

Overall Educational Attainment

Male Educational Attainment

Female Educational Attainment

  1. Percent of Group without a HS Diploma
  2. Percent of Group with a HS Diploma or HS Equivalency
  3. Percent of Group with Some College Education (including associate's degrees)
  4. Percent of Group with a Bachelor's Degree or Higher

Income by Educational Attainment for Dutchess County (25 and Older)

Overall Income by Educational Attainment

Male Income by Educational Attainment

Female Income by Educational Attainment

  1. Median Income of Group without a HS diploma
  2. Median Income of Group with a HS Diploma or HS Equivalency
  3. Median Income of Group with Some College Education (including associate's degrees)
  4. Median Income of Group with a Bachelor's Degree
  5. Median Income of Group with a Professional Degree

Reviews and Ratings for POUGHKEEPSIE HIGH SCHOOL

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Compare to Nearby Schools:

Poughkeepsie Middle School

55 College Ave Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
Distance: ~0 miles

Arthur S May School

25 Raymond Ave Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
Distance: ~1 miles

G W Krieger School

265 Hooker Ave Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
Distance: ~1 miles

Gov George Clinton School

100 Montgomery St Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Distance: ~1 miles

Warring Magnet Academy Of Science And Technology

283 Mansion St Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Distance: ~1 miles

Arlington Middle School

601 Dutchess Turnpike Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
Distance: ~1 miles

Closest Public Library Systems:

Greater Poughkeepsie Library District

93 Market Street Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Distance: ~1 miles

Highland Public Library

30 Church Street Highland, NY 12528
Distance: ~3 miles

Lagrange Association Library

488 Freedom Plains Road Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
Distance: ~3 miles

Sources:
1. NCES Common Core of Data 2008-2012 - http://nces.ed.gov/ccd/
Educational Attainment: U.S. Census Bureau, 2009-2013 5-Year American Community Survey