St. Mary’s School

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Thank You for Your Interest in St. Mary’s School (Wappingers Falls)

Unfortunately, St. Mary’s Elementary School in Wappingers Falls is now closed. We hope you will continue to pursue Catholic education for your child at another school within the Catholic Schools Region of Dutchess in the Archdiocese of New York, listed below. We encourage you to visit another Catholic at your earliest convenience to see how your child can benefit from receiving an excellent faith-based education.

Street Address: 20 Springside Avenue, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
Principal: Mrs. Kathleen Spina
Phone: 845-471-0520 | Fax:845-471-0309
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Holy Trinity School was opened in 1952 by the Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary from Scranton, PA. Over the years, a lay principal and staff have replaced most of the sisters but we are grateful that one sister from the Immaculate Heart of Mary is still teaching. Holy Trinity School strives to be a Christ-centered school, a place where your child is honored as a child of God and is respected for the person he/she is and is trying to become.

School At A Glance:Grades PreK3 to 8; Follows New York State and Archdiocese of New York Guidelines; Full/Half day Pre-K; Full-day Kindergarten; Sacramental preparation; Accelerated Math and Science with Regents; Departmental Middle School for grades 6 -8; Before/After school programs with supervised homework instruction; Lunch Program; Enrichment Program includes: Foreign Language Spanish (7-8), Computer Science, Physical Education, Music and Art; Computer Lab; Liturgical Singing; Band Grades 1-8; After-School Program includes: Yearbook, Newspaper, French Club, Gardening, CYO Basketball. All prospective families are encouraged to visit and schedule a shadow day.

Street Address: 849 New York 82, Hopewell Junction, NY 12533
Principal: Sr. Kathleen Marie, CR
Phone: 845-227-7777 | Fax: 845-226-8470
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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; Interactive Smart Boards; Student Tablets and Laptops; Computer Lab; Spanish, Art, Physical Education; Catholic Virtue Education; School Liturgies and Sacramental Preparation; Onsite Student Services; Full Time Nurse; After-School Program; Daily After School Enrichment Activities.

Street Address: 122 Cedar Valley Road, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
Mrs. Kathleen Leahy, Principal
Phone: 845-452-4428 | Fax: 845-452-9013
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The motto of Saint Martin de Porres School is Experience the Excellence. Utilizing all the 21st Century tools at hand-technology, data analysis, research-proven teaching methods, individualized care and 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. Consistently high achievement on standardized tests, classrooms abuzz with children happily and busily focused on their learning tasks, and parents as active partners with the school, are a few of the 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.

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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 (PK3-8); Enrichment programs: Art, Library, Music, Technology, and Physical Education; Jr. National Honor Society, Math and ELA Bonus Times, STEM Club, Drama Club, Art Club, Choir, Dance Club, Flag Football, Dodge Ball, Soccer, Board Games, Lego Club, Book Club, Baking Buddies, Hockey, Student Council, Yearbook, Newspaper, Band (grades 1-8); Jazz Ensemble, CYO Sports

Street Address: 106 Jackson Street, Fishkill, NY 12524
Principal: Mr. Thomas Hamilton
Phone: 845-896-9561 | Fax: 845-896-8477
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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: Grades K-8; Full-day Kindergarten; Follows NYS Common Core Curriculum and Archdiocese of New York Curriculum Guidelines; Accelerated Math Program culminating with NYS Regents – Integrated Algebra; Technology enriched curriculum; AIS Onsite Support; Foreign Language – Spanish (Grades 6-8) as well as weekly enrichment in Spanish (Grades K-5); TACHS Preparation; Enrichment program includes: Art, Library, Music, Technology, and Physical Education; Drama Club, and Chorus; Band (Grades 1-8); Book Club; CYO Basketball, Cross Country and Track; Student Council

12 Father Cody Plaza, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Phone: 845-471-6600 x200 | Fax: 845-454-1674
Mrs. Susan Traudt, Principal
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Established in 1844, St. Peter’s School has served the Poughkeepsie and Hyde Park community for over 175 years. The school provides a nurturing learning environment where students achieve their full potential. The school offers a rigorous academic program, utilizing Blended Learning and Centers-Based instruction, and is rooted in the teachings and values of the Catholic faith. We develop well rounded young adults well prepared to face the academic challenges of high school and beyond.

School At-a-Glance

Grades FREE UPK (Wrap Around Program available), and Pre-K3 to 8; Full-day Pre-K3, Pre-K4, and Kindergarten; Departmental Middle School for grades 5-8; Accelerated Math culminating in Regents Algebra; Regents Earth Science; Before and After-school care; Lunch Program; 21st Century Technology enriched curriculum; Art Club; Choir; Mad Science Club; Computer Classes; Music, Art, Physical Education, Drama Club and Spanish (grades 4-8); Band; Strings; Book Clubs for elementary and middle school students; Intramural sports in the Fall and Spring for K-8th grade students; Community Outreach and Service Projects for all grades

Financial Assistance is available to qualifying families while funds last.

*Note: The schools listed above are only a few of the Catholic Schools in the Archdiocese of New York. Click here to view a full list of schools.

For More Information, Contact Our Director of Enrollment

Mrs. Patricia Ryan and her colleagues will work with you to find a Catholic school in the Archdiocese of New York that is the right choice for your child(ren).

You can reach Mrs. Ryan by emailing her at:, or by calling our bi-lingual hotline (646) 794-2885 between 9:00am and 5:00pm Monday-Friday to arrange a convenient time for a phone call or meeting.