Schools in New York are closed for the remainder of the academic year. June  and August Regents exams have been canceled. Please click here for the latest guidance from the State Education Department Regarding Graduation and Course Requirement Changes.

 Students, please check Google Classroom, teacher websites, and school websites for assignments. High school and middle school students should also continue to check their email for correspondence from their teachers.

Please click here for information on Google Meet etiquette for students. 

Please click here for messages to the community regarding 
the COVID-19

science research symposium

About Us

Known 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. It was established in 1866 and has grown from a one-room schoolhouse to four schools serving some 1,500 students. The district 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
Phone: 1-845-463-7800
Fax: 1-845-463-7804

Spackenkill High School
Phone: 1-845-463-7810
Fax: 1-845-463-7826

Todd Middle  School
Phone: 1-845-463-7830
Fax: 1-845-463-7832

Hagan Elementary School
Phone: 1-845-463-7840
Fax: 1-845-463-7881

Nassau Elementary School
Phone: 1-845-463-7843
Fax: 1-845-463-7842

Recent News

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June 9, 2020 Is Annual Meeting/Budget/BOE Vote
Posted on 05/18/2020
Governor Cuomo Designates June 9, 2020 as This Year's Budget/BOE Member Vote Date, To Be Held by Absentee Ballot...
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Sabah Choudhury and Giulia Mazzarelli
Class of 2020 Valedictorian and Salutatorian
Posted on 05/07/2020
We are proud to announce the Valedictorian and Salutatorian of the Class of 2020...
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The Board of Education's upcoming meeting agenda is as follows...
Board Meeting Updates
Posted on 04/28/2020
The Board of Education's upcoming meeting agenda is as follows......
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Dr. Paul Fanuele
District Appoints New Superintendent
Posted on 04/15/2020
The SUFSD Board of Education appointed a new superintendent at its December 10th meeting....
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Photo of the week
What's Right with Spackenkill!
Posted on 03/04/2020
The Superintendent's Weekly Newsletter highlighting the latest news in the district...
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accepting tuition students
Accepting Limited Number of Tuition Students
Posted on 12/23/2019
The Spackenkill Union Free School District approved an out-of-district tuition program two years ago. Tuition students are accepted on a limited basis...
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adopt a famly
Posted on 11/25/2019
Once again, Leo Club is "adopting" district families in need......
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community is invited
Community Invited to Superintendent Candidates Night
Posted on 09/05/2019
The community is invited to Superintendent Candidates Night...
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Food service opportunities
Earn While Your Children Learn
Posted on 05/01/2019
Applications are being accepted for part-time food service workers beginning in September 2019....
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Additional Info

Announcements & Updates

Track and Field Updatestrack and fieldClick here to see photos and videos of the Capital Project Track & Field progression

ASISTClick here for Suicide Prevention and Crisis Phone Numbers

Immunization Records

All required New York State immunizations records for the 2019-20 school year are due in the health office by September 18, 2019. Failure to comply with New York State requirements can lead to your child being excluded from school as of September 19, 2019.  Any questions in regard to this can be directed to your child's school nurse.

Nora Bergstraser, MSN, RN (Nassau): 463-6390

Sharon Dooley-Russo, RN (Hagan): 463-8398

Alyssa Karcz, RN (Todd): 463-6527

Elizabeth Giancaspro, BSN, RN (SHS): 463-2043

Click here for Notification of Exclusion Based on Immunization Status

Rod Of Asclepius.pngNon-medical Exemptions for School Vaccine Requirements FAQ   

 Declaración sobre la legislación que elimina la exención no médicade los requisitos de vacunación escolar

Smart Schools Investment Plan

E-Cigarettes and Vaping: What Parents Need to Know

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.


New York State now requires all physicians and schools to use a uniform physical form. Click Here to download Health Exam Form.

Please click on this link to read information in English and Spanish about head lice.

Dr. Mark Villanti, Superintendent of Schools

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