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School Districts in Dutchess County

Dutchess County public schools educate over 46,000 students and employ over 3,000 teachers in grades K-12. These schools are exceptionally strong; expenditures per student are among the highest in the state.

Thirty-eight private/parochial schools offer additional choices.  The list below contains contact information for each Dutchess County school district as well as links to website home pages. 

If you're not sure what school district you live in use our Address Info-Finder.

Arlington CSD 

144 Todd Hill Rd., Lagrangeville, NY 12540 
Phone - 845-486-4460

Beacon CSD

10 Education Drive, Beacon, NY 12508-3994
Phone - 845-838-6900

Carmel CSD*

81 South Street, Patterson, NY 12563
Phone - 845-878-2094

Dover Union Free School

2368 Route 22, Dover Plains, NY 12522
Phone - 845-877-5700

Haldane CSD*

15 Craigside Drive, Cold Spring, NY 10516
Phone - 845-265-9254

Hyde Park CSD

P.O. Box 2033, 11 Boice Road, Hyde Park, NY 12538-0733
Phone - 845-229-4000

Millbrook CSD

P.O. Box AA, 3323 Franklin Avenue, Millbrook, NY 12545-0127
Phone - 845-677-4200

Pawling CSD

515 Route 22, Pawling, NY 12564
Phone - 845-855-4600 

Pine Plains CSD

2829 Church Street, Pine Plains, NY 12567
Phone - 518-398-7181

Poughkeepsie CSD

18 South Perry St., Poughkeepsie NY 12601
Phone - 845-451-4900

Red Hook CSD

9 Mill Rd., Red Hook, NY 12571
Phone - 845-758-2241

Rhinebeck CSD

P.O. Box 351, 45 North Park Road, Rhinebeck, NY 12572
Phone - 845-871-5520 

Spackenkill UFSD

15 Croft Road, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
Phone - 845-463-7800

Taconic Hills CSD*

73 County Route 11A, Craryville, NY 12521-5510
Phone - 518-325-2800

Wappingers CSD

25 Corporate Park Drive, Hopewell Junction, NY 12533
Phone - 845-298-5000

Webutuck (North East) CSD

194 Haight Road, Box 405, Amenia, NY 12501
Phone - 845-373-4100

* Only a portion of these districts are located in Dutchess County

At the secondary level, the county's 13 school districts are affiliated with the Dutchess County Board of Cooperative Extension Services (BOCES), a government-funded agency that provides local school districts with a variety of educational services for adults and children. BOCES offers special education programs in addition to technical courses in everything from data processing to auto repair. For parents who desire a greater choice, private and parochial primary and secondary schools expand the educational options in Dutchess County. Our Private and Parochial Schools webpage gives contact information and website links for many of these schools.

Dutchess County schools offer day programs as well as boarding facilities and serve the needs of handicapped and learning-disabled students. Quality preschools and nursery schools, including programs operated by Dutchess Community College and Vassar College, are abundant throughout the county. The Dutchess County Child Development Council coordinates day care centers, family day care providers and school-age child care programs.

In short, county residents agree that a commitment to education at all levels is a commitment to a better quality of life in Dutchess County. We know that quality education is the key to competing successfully in the world today. By investing in a knowledgeable and skilled workforce, we will be prepared for growth in the future.