Poughkeepsie High School

70 Forbus St, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603 | (845) 451-4850
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,245
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5 out of 5 | 2 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 1,245 high school students from grades 9-12
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Margaret Pineiro
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,245
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 89.3
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.0
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 641 (51.5%)
  • Females: 604 (48.5%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 168 (13.5%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 700 (56.2%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 868 (69.7%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Poughkeepsie High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.08%
Black81765.6%
Asian131.0%
Hispanic20716.6%
White20716.6%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Poughkeepsie High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade30224.3%
10th Grade32426.0%
11th Grade32025.7%
12th Grade29924.0%
Graduate & Dropout Information (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
59.0%
District:
55.0%
Percent of Graduates Earning a Regents Diploma
School:
72.0%
District:
72.0%
State:
83.0%
Percent of Students That Dropped Out
School:
12.0%
District:
10.0%
State:
3.0%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 71-80%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
88.0%
District:
91.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
28.0%
District:
18.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
3.0%
District:
5.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
31.0%
District:
18.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
10.0%
District:
14.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
13.0%
District:
13.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Teachers Out of Certification: 1.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
2.0%
District:
1.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 5

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