The Poughkeepsie City School District educates approximately 4500 children (47% African American, 38% Hispanic and 9% caucasion) in grades Pre K-12. PCSD is transforming our Early Learning Center, 4 Elementary Schools, Middle,and High School with a $98 Million dollar capital project to support innovating our thinking and approaches to supporting student success. PCSD remains committed to delivering on the democratic principle that equal and high-quality education is every child’s civil right. Our children are our future, and our future will be informed by how well we cultivate them to lead it. A full generous benefit package is available for full time positions including health insurance, dental, vision, retirement, paid time off, and additional benefits depending on bargaining unit. Continuous professional development is provided. The Poughkeepsie City School District is located in Dutchess County, NY in the beautiful Hudson Valley. In addition to the historic attractions, natural beauty, and outdoor activities in the nearby Catskill and Adirondack mountains, Poughkeepsie is part of the Metro North commuter rail line to NYC. There are many great things that are underway to elevate student success to new levels.
- A new K-8 ELA and Math Curriculum; Greater student social-emotional supports and programming under the High Needs Student Support Plan; Increased college readiness and workforce development programming for elementary, middle, and high school students; Continued progress in the district’s strategy to integrate technology into the instructional program through the distribution of 1-1 devices; and More opportunities for PCSD children to cherish memories of their school experiences.