Mr. Kyle Roach, Assistant Principal/Director of Early Childhood
Holy Trinity School offers a modern-day, groundbreaking Catholic education created to inspire the student’s potential for success on all levels. Holy Trinity School strives to be a Christ-centered school, a place where your child is respected as a Child of God and the person he/she is and striving to become. Our dedicated faculty and staff strive to recognize and nurture the individual child’s distinctive talents as they flourish and grow. Our Mission is to know, love, and share Christ with each other, our students, parents, and community through a values-based Catholic education. Our past and present Graduates are self-confident, accomplished young adults prepared for all endeavors, centered not only academically but also spiritually and socially.School At-a-Glance
Grades PreK3 to 8; Full-Day Pre-K; UPK for Arlington, Hyde Park, CIty of Poughkeepsie, and Wappingers District Residents; Full-day Kindergarten; Follows New York State and Archdiocese of New York Guidelines; Sacramental preparation; Accelerated Math program culminating with NYS Regents Integrated Algebra; and Honors Science with NY Regents Earth Science; Technology enriched curriculum; Onsite OT, PT, Speech, and Resource Room. Departmental Middle School for grades 6 – 8; Before/After school programs with supervised homework instruction; Lunch Program; Enrichment Program includes: Foreign Language Spanish (2-8), Computer Science, Physical Education, Music and Art, STEM Lab, Liturgical Singing; Band Grades 2-8; Honor Band; After-School Program includes: Yearbook, Newspaper, Student Council, Gardening, CYO Basketball.
Our Lady of Lourdes High School (OLLHS) is a premier Coeducational Independent Catholic High School in the Hudson Valley. OLLHS offers a rigorous college preparatory education to a diverse student population. The school’s 18-acre campus is located in the town of Poughkeepsie, New York amid the lush landscape of the Hudson River Valley. Students in grades 9 through 12 are offered an inspiring and rigorous academic experience dedicated to the pursuit of Sanctitas et Scientia – Holiness and Knowledge. Our Lady of Lourdes High School is dedicated to creating an educational experience that focuses on the development of the whole person: spiritually, intellectually, physically, and emotionally.School At-a-Glance
The school’s curriculum features Honors, AP, and College level courses, and next-generation classrooms integrate academics with advanced technological resources. Schoolwide curriculum and instruction are designed to foster personal responsibility, intellectual curiosity, creativity, self-confidence, and academic excellence. Students have opportunities for inquiry-based learning combined with a commitment to a traditional literacy focus utilizing Chromebooks and Canvas Learning Management System. Over 25 Advanced Placement (AP), and College level courses are available at the school. College courses are offered through a partnership with Dutchess Community College. OLLHS boasts 100% college placement with 86% of recent graduates accepted to their first-choice college and 95% of recent graduates earning an average of 33 college credits. SAT scores are consistently above the national and New York State mean scores and OLLHS is annually represented in the National Merit Competition with National Merit Scholarship winners, finalists, semifinalists, and commended students. The school offers advanced programs in Science, Mathematics, Computer Programming, Forensics, Business and Health Sciences, and many more. OLLHS continues to expand its Arts with Concert Band, Wind Ensemble, Dance, Select Chorus, Photography, Theater Arts & Studio Art. Students can choose from more than 70 Clubs and Athletic teams.
St. Denis-St. Columba School provides educational excellence rooted in the Roman Catholic tradition. Our school is built upon three foundational elements: character and faith education guided by Catholic virtues and the lessons of the Gospels; a safe loving environment where students and families are welcomed and valued; and a legacy of academic growth and achievement. For more than 50 years, we have earned a reputation for providing our students with the finest intellectual, religious and moral training so that they may fulfill their potential and become the persons God intends them to be.School At-a-Glance
K-8 Co-educational School; K-8 Science Center; Early Literacy Intervention; Differentiated Instruction in Small Group Setting; Technology-Integrated Curriculum; Multi-Touch Interactive Smart Boards; Chromebooks for all students; Computer Lab; Spanish, Art, Physical Education; Catholic Virtue Education; School Liturgies and Sacramental Preparation; Onsite Student Services; Full Time Nurse; Expansive Playground,Ã‚Â Project Nourish School Garden, After-School Program; Theater Program, Daily After School Enrichment Activities.
The motto of Saint Martin de Porres School is Experience the Excellence. Utilizing 21st Century tools and practices (such as the latest educational technology, comprehensive data analysis, research-proven teaching methods, individualized care and personal attention), Saint Martin de Porres School is one of the premier schools in the Hudson Valley, earning the status of a National Blue Ribbon School. Consistent high achievement on standardized tests, classrooms abuzz with focused, hard-working students, and parents as active partners are just a few examples of our motto put into action each day. The true strength of Saint Martin de Porres School is its faith. The spiritual and values-based formation that each child receives is the springboard from which their academic and physical development flourishes!School At-a-Glance
Grades Pre-K 3-8; Follows NYS Common Core Curriculum and Archdiocese of New York Curriculum Guidelines; Accelerated Academic Programs culminating with NYS Regents in Integrated Algebra and Earth Science; Technology enriched curriculum; Foreign Language – Spanish (Pre-K3-8); Enrichment programs: Art, Library, Music, Physical Education; large offering of After-School Clubs spanning many various interests, hobbies, sports and academic endeavors (PK3-8).
Having infused over $150,000 recently into our technology infrastructure, we strive to pave the path of learning for our school community.
St. Mary School offers a contemporary, innovative Catholic education designed to ensure that students flourish on every level. Children at St. Mary are valued. Our experienced, caring faculty recognizes the individuality of all students and strives to develop and nurture the unique talents of each child. Our philosophy places a strong emphasis on service to others, personal spirituality focusing on sound moral convictions, self discipline, academic achievement, and respect for the dignity of all human beings. Our graduates are confident, well-rounded students prepared for the future, not only academically but also spiritually and socially. Parents, community, and church play an integral role in the educational process at St. Mary School and help to develop responsible citizens accountable for their actions.School At-a-Glance
Offers Full- or Part-Time PreK-3 and PreK-4; a Full-Day UPK program (composed of a 5-hour UPK with UPK Wrap-Around Program) and Full-Day Grades K-8; Early Drop-Off starting at 7:00am) and Aftercare until 5:30pm; Follows NYS Learning Standards and Archdiocese of New York Curriculum Guidelines; Accelerated Math Program culminating with NYS Algebra Regents; NYS Earth Science Regents; Technology-enhanced instruction; Resource Room; Foreign Language – Spanish (Grades 4-8); Enrichment program includes: Art, Library, Music, Technology, and Physical Education; Chorus; Band (Grades 1-8); Book Club; CYO Intramural Basketball; Chess; Art Club; Student Council; Cub Scouts.
Since 1893, St. Mary’s School has encouraged children to be lifelong learners and leaders. The school’s collaborative approach and family atmosphere are consistent with its mission of being committed to the spiritual and overall academic excellence of its students. The newly opened Early Childhood Campus, serving UPK4, and students entering grades K-2, provides a safe, caring environment, dedicated to academic excellence, within the framework of a classical Catholic Education. As they play, learn, make their own choices, and socialize, young children develop creative and critical thinking, as well as gross and fine motor skills, through active, hands-on exploration.School At-a-Glance
UPK 4, Grades K – 2. The new Early Childhood Program at the St. Mary’s School in Wappingers Falls offers a free Universal Pre-Kindergarten (UPK) program for four-year-olds, but also a tuition-based Kindergarten-to-Second Grade Multi-Age Room, specifically designed to cater to students who might need a little extra support and attention during this crucial transitional phase.
Mrs. Julie Roth, Director
The Ark and The Dove offers a variety of preschool programs for children ages 2, 3, & 4 years old. Our Pre-K curriculum is literature-based and teacher created, following the NY State Pre-Kindergarten Learning Standards and the Common Core. Our Toddlers meet twice weekly for 90 minutes in a developmentally appropriate program, specifically created for 2-year-olds who are accompanied by a parent or other participating adult. Our Catholic preschool curriculum provides a wonderful faith foundation in a nurturing and stimulating early-childhood environment.School At-a-Glance
Pre-K 3 and 4; AM Classes: 8:50am-11:45am noon, PM Classes: 12:15-3:10pm; 2-Day Toddler 2’s: AM Classes: 9:00-10:30amPre-K 3 and 4; AM Classes: 8:50am-11:45am noon, PM Classes: 12:15-3:10pm; 2-Day Toddler 2’s: AM Classes: 9:00-10:30am.
Please visit http://www.stdenischurch.org/ark-dove-preschool for additional information on our programs.