About Us

2018 National Blue Ribbon School logoKnown for its long tradition of excellence and high standards, the Spackenkill Union Free School District is a K–12 public school district located in the western part of Dutchess County, New York.  We are currently piloting a Universal Pre-K Program. The District  was established in 1865 and has grown from a one-room schoolhouse to four schools serving some 1,500 students. Spackenkill prides itself on being a small community, where families know each other, enhancing the spirit of a shared vision.    READ MORE ABOUT THE DISTRICT...

Mission Statement:
Inspired by a tradition of excellence and a spirit of continuous improvement, the Spackenkill School District will provide all of our students with the academic and social skills necessary to pursue their goals and become responsible citizens in an interdependent global community.



District Office
15 Croft Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
Phone: 1-845-463-7800
Fax: 1-845-463-7804 

Spackenkill High School
112 Spackenkill Road Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
Phone: 1-845-463-7810
Fax: 1-845-463-7826

Todd Middle  School
11 Croft Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
Phone: 1-845-463-7830
Fax: 1-845-463-7832

Hagan Elementary School
42 Hagan Drive
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
Phone: 1-845-463-7840
Fax: 1-845-463-7881

Nassau Elementary School
7 Nassau Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Phone: 1-845-463-7843
Fax: 1-845-463-7842

Additional Info

Announcements & Updates 

From Our School Nurses


Flu Information for Parents in English  Flu Info in Spanish
 Flu Information for Parents in English  Padres Combatan La Gripe

For more information about the flu in additional languages, click here.


Read about polio

Click on the image above to read about how to protect yourself from polio.   

E-Cigarettes and Vaping: What Parents Need to Know



ASISTClick here for Suicide Prevention and Crisis Phone Numbers

988 has been designated as the new three-digit dialing code that will route callers to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (now known as the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline), and is now active across the United States.

When people call, text, or chat 988, they will be connected to trained counselors that are part of the existing Lifeline network.

The previous Lifeline phone number (1-800-273-8255) will always remain available to people in emotional distress or suicidal crisis.

STAR Exemption Update

If you currently receive your STAR benefit as a reduction on your school tax bill (the STAR exemption), you may receive a greater benefit if you switch to the STAR rebate check.  Click on this government link to learn more. If you have questions, please call the Town of Poughkeepsie Tax Collector’s Office: (845) 485-3611.