Top 10 Best Dutchess County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 74 public schools serving 37,134 students in Dutchess County, NY (there are 38 private schools, serving 5,243 private students). 88% of all K-12 students in Dutchess County, NY are educated in public schools (compared to the NY state average of 85%).
The top ranked public schools in Dutchess County, NY are John Jay Senior High School, Spackenkill High School and Franklin D Roosevelt Senior High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Dutchess County, NY public schools have an average math proficiency score of 55% (versus the New York public school average of 56%), and reading proficiency score of 62% (versus the 63% statewide average). Schools in Dutchess County have an average ranking of 9/10, which is in the top 20% of New York public schools.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the New York public school average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Best Dutchess County Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
John Jay Senior High School
Math: 96% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
2012 Route 52
Hopewell Junction, NY 12533
(845) 897-6700
Grades: 9-12
| 1,863 students
Rank: #22.
Spackenkill High School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
112 Spackenkill Rd
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
(845) 463-7810
Grades: 9-12
| 504 students
Rank: #33.
Franklin D Roosevelt Senior High School
Math: 93% | Reading: 90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
156 S Cross Rd
Hyde Park, NY 12538
(845) 229-4020
Grades: 9-12
| 1,138 students
Rank: #44.
Roy C Ketcham Senior High School
Math: 90% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
99 Myers Corners Rd
Wappingers Falls, NY 12590
(845) 298-5100
Grades: 9-12
| 1,628 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Pawling High School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: 80-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
30 Wagner Rd
Pawling, NY 12564
(845) 855-4620
Grades: 9-12
| 364 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Red Hook Senior High School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: 80-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
103 W Market St
Red Hook, NY 12571
(845) 758-2241
Grades: 9-12
| 585 students
Rank: #77.
Dover High School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 70-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2368 Rt 22
Dover Plains, NY 12522
(845) 877-5750
Grades: 9-12
| 427 students
Rank: #88.
Rhinebeck Senior High School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: 60-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
45 N Park Rd
Rhinebeck, NY 12572
(845) 871-5500
Grades: 9-12
| 322 students
Rank: #99.
Arthur S May School
Math: 60-79% | Reading: ≥80%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
601 Dutchess Turnpike
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
(845) 486-4960
Grades: K-5
| 510 students
Rank: #1010.
Chancellor Livingston Elementary School
Math: 70-79% | Reading: 70-79%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
48 Knollwood Rd
Rhinebeck, NY 12572
(845) 871-5570
Grades: K-5
| 384 students
Rank: #11 - 1311. - 13.
Alden Place Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
41 Alden Pl
Millbrook, NY 12545
(845) 677-4220
Grades: 3-5
| 161 students
Rank: #11 - 1311. - 13.
Noxon Road Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4 Old Noxon Rd
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
(845) 486-4950
Grades: K-5
| 325 students
Rank: #11 - 1311. - 13.
Union Vale Middle School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1657 E Noxon Rd
Lagrangeville, NY 12540
(845) 223-8600
Grades: 6-8
| 856 students
Rank: #1414.
Arlington High School
Math: 95% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1157 Rt 55
Lagrangeville, NY 12540
(845) 486-4860
Grades: 9-12
| 2,619 students
Rank: #1515.
Orville A Todd Middle School
Math: 57% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
11 Croft Rd
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
(845) 463-7830
Grades: 6-8
| 350 students
Rank: #1616.
Rombout Middle School
Math: 60-69% | Reading: 60-79%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
84 Matteawan Rd
Beacon, NY 12508
(845) 838-6900
Grades: 6-8
| 603 students
Rank: #1717.
Stissing Mountain Junior/senior High School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2829 Church St
Pine Plains, NY 12567
(518) 398-7181
Grades: 6-12
| 505 students
Rank: #1818.
Brinckerhoff Elementary School
Math: 57% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
16 Wedgewood Rd
Fishkill, NY 12524
(845) 897-6800
Grades: K-6
| 565 students
Rank: #1919.
Vail Farm Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1659 E Noxon Rd
Lagrangeville, NY 12540
(845) 223-8030
Grades: K-5
| 634 students
Rank: #2020.
Poughkeepsie High School
Math: 59% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
70 Forbus St
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
(845) 451-4850
Grades: 9-12
| 1,199 students
Rank: #2121.
Pawling Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
7 Haight St
Pawling, NY 12564
(845) 855-4630
Grades: PK-4
| 379 students
Rank: #2222.
Gayhead School
Math: 53% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
15 Entry Rd
Hopewell Junction, NY 12533
(845) 227-1756
Grades: K-6
| 847 students
Rank: #2323.
Fishkill Plains Elementary School
Math: 55% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
17 Lake Walton Rd
Wappingers Falls, NY 12590
(845) 227-1770
Grades: PK-6
| 534 students
Rank: #2424.
Bulkeley Middle School
Math: ≥80% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
45 N Park Rd
Rhinebeck, NY 12572
(845) 871-5500
Grades: 6-8
| 231 students
Rank: #2525.
Orchard View Alternative High School
Alternative School
Math: ≥80% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
25 Corporate Dr
Hopewell Junction, NY 12533
(845) 298-5000
Grades: 9-12
| 52 students
Rank: #2626.
Hagan School
Math: 54% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
42 Hagan Dr
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
(845) 463-7840
Grades: 3-5
| 341 students
Rank: #2727.
Fishkill Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
20 Church St
Fishkill, NY 12524
(845) 897-6780
Grades: K-6
| 339 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Beekman School
Math: 30-39% | Reading: 70-79%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
201 Lime Ridge Rd
Poughquag, NY 12570
(845) 227-1834
Grades: K-5
| 402 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Lagrange Middle School
Math: 30-39% | Reading: 70-79%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
110 Stringham Rd
Lagrangeville, NY 12540
(845) 486-4880
Grades: 6-8
| 956 students
Rank: #30 - 3130. - 31.
Millbrook Middle School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
43 Alden Pl
Millbrook, NY 12545
(845) 677-4210
Grades: 6-8
| 209 students
Rank: #30 - 3130. - 31.
Netherwood School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
648 Netherwood Rd
Hyde Park, NY 12538
(845) 229-4055
Grades: K-5
| 294 students
Rank: #3232.
Webutuck Elementary School
Math: 50-59% | Reading: 50-59%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
175 Haight Rd
Amenia, NY 12501
(845) 373-4100
Grades: PK-4
| 249 students
Rank: #3333.
Oak Grove Elementary School
Math: 42% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
40 Kerr Rd
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
(845) 298-5280
Grades: K-6
| 467 students
Rank: #3434.
West Road/d'aquannis Intermediate School
Math: 21-39% | Reading: 60-79%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
181 West Rd
Pleasant Valley, NY 12569
(845) 635-4310
Grades: 3-5
| 311 students
Rank: #3535.
Myers Corners School
Math: 41% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
156 Myers Corners Rd
Wappingers Falls, NY 12590
(845) 298-5260
Grades: PK-6
| 802 students
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Dutchess County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
4988 Rt 22
Amenia, NY 12501
(845) 373-4120
Grades: K-2
| 180 students
South St
Amenia, NY 12501
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
601 Dutchess Tpke
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
(845) 486-4480
Grades: 6-8
| 516 students
10 Arnold Rd
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
50 Camp Beacon Rd
Beacon, NY 12508
(845) 831-4200
Grades: Inquire with school
| 10 students
91 Fulton St
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
(845) 452-1420
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
160 Union St
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
(845) 437-3450
Grades: 7-8
| 7 students
12 S Perry St
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
(845) 451-4630
Grades: PK-K
| 487 students
37 Degarmo Hills Rd
Wappingers Falls, NY 12590
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Red Schoolhouse Rd
Fishkill, NY 12524
(845) 831-6600
Grades: Inquire with school
| 2 students
Prospect St
Beacon, NY 12508
(845) 831-4800
Grades: Inquire with school
| 12 students
Gasparro Dr Rt 2 Box 206
Pleasant Valley, NY 12569
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
594 Route 216
Stormville, NY 12582
(845) 221-2711
Grades: Inquire with school
| 3 students
82 Washington St
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Group Home (Closed 2004)
Alternative School
7 Hillman Dr
Hyde Park, NY 12538
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Hutchinson Ave
Wingdale, NY 12594
Grades: 10-12
| 110 students
237 Hooker Ave
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
10 Ross Circle
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
(845) 452-8000
Grades: Inquire with school
| 11 students
4327 Albany Post Rd
Hyde Park, NY 12538
(845) 229-4050
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
37 Degarmo Hills Rd
Wappingers Falls, NY 12590
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
144 Todd Hill Rd
Lagrangeville, NY 12540
(845) 227-1793
Grades: K-5
| n/a students
58335 Elm Ave
Millerton, NY 12546
(518) 789-4671
Grades: PK
| n/a students
123 West Rd.
Millbrook, NY 12545
Grades: PK-12
| n/a students
6 Pine Ridge Dr
Wappingers Falls, NY 12590
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Box 266 Salisbury Tpke
Rhinebeck, NY 12572
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
24 Hewlett Road
Red Hook, NY 12571
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
531 Turkey Hill Rd
Red Hook, NY 12571
(845) 758-4151
Grades: 6-9
| 5 students
2829 Church St
Pine Plains, NY 12567
(518) 398-7181
Grades: 6-8
| 208 students
14 Sylvia Dr
Wappingers Falls, NY 12590
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
26 Center Circle
Wassaic, NY 12592
(845) 877-6821
Grades: 12
| 1 students
24 Dennis Rd
Wappingers Falls, NY 12590
Grades: n/a
| n/a students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Dutchess County, NY?
The top ranked public schools in Dutchess County, NY include John Jay Senior High School, Spackenkill High School and Franklin D Roosevelt Senior High School.
How many public schools are located in Dutchess County, NY?
74 public schools are located in Dutchess County, NY.
What percentage of students in Dutchess County, NY go to public school?
88% of all K-12 students in Dutchess County, NY are educated in public schools (compared to the NY state average of 85%).
What is the racial composition of students in Dutchess County, NY?
Dutchess County, NY public schools minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the New York public schools average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

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